20 December 2023

UPDATE - Both children missing from Goulburn area found

| Claire Fenwicke
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Rhys Drage

Rhys Drage (12) jumped on a train with his 11-year-old friend in Goulburn on Friday. Photo: NSW Police.

UPDATE 19 December – A second boy missing from Goulburn has been located safe and well.

Police had issued an appeal for the community’s help after two boys, aged 11 and 12, were last seen boarding a train from Goulburn on Friday (15 December 2023).

The 11 year old had previously been found by officers patrolling Central Railway Station on Sunday (17 December).

The 12 year old was later discovered at Queen Street, Campbelltown, by police.

18 December – An 11-year-old boy has been returned safely to his family as police continue to search for his 12-year-old companion.

The pair had been seen boarding a train at Goulburn Railway Station bound for Sydney at about 7:45 pm on Friday (15 December).

Police patrolling Central Railway Station found the younger of the two at 9:30 pm on Sunday (17 December).

Rhys Drage, aged 12, remains missing.

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He’s described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 130 cm tall, of slim build with blonde and blue hair.

Rhys was last seen wearing bright red TN Nike shoes and had a black mountain bike with him.

Anyone with information about where Rhys could be has been urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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