Search for missing boy - Unanderra

Thursday, 16 March 2017 10:05:19 PM

**Editor’s note: An image of Ryan Teasdale has been posted on the NSWPF Facebook page**

A search is continuing for a boy missing in the Illawarra region.

This afternoon (Thursday 16 March 2017), Ryan Teasdale, aged 11, was riding a body board in heavy rain in the company of numerous other children, in Riley Park, Unanderra.

About 4.30pm, the boy’s brother, who was also in the park with him, could not locate Ryan.

The brother attended the family home nearby and found that Ryan was not there either.

Ryan’s family began a search for him, however they contacted police at 6.30pm after he could not be located.

Police from Lake Illawarra Local Area Command, Police Rescue, and SES volunteers immediately commenced a search.

This search is ongoing.

Ryan was last seen wearing a blue board shorts, no shirt, and was in possession of a blue body board which has not been located.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact police immediately.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.