Missing 9-year-old boy is found

10:10 am on 22 October 2018

A 9-year-old boy who had been missing in the Wellington suburb of Tawa overnight has been found.

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Xion Flaws was found by a member of the public in the bush near Chastudon Place in Tawa this morning.

The police said he would be checked by medical staff and reunited with his family.

He was last seen in Tawa at around 8pm last night.

Police Search and Rescue teams had searched the area overnight and carried out door knocks.