MIssing Auckland teen found safe and well

10:15 am on 23 May 2024
Police are seeking the public's assistance in locating 16-year-old Paitele, who has been reported as missing. Paitele was last seen leaving his home in Weymouth on Tuesday 21 May, to go fishing in the Weymouth area.

Photo: Supplied / Police

A teenager who was last seen preparing to go fishing in south Auckland on Tuesday has been located.

The 16-year-old was found on Thursday, police said.

"He is safe and well," a spokesperson said.

"We thank those who shared the appeal to assist with locating him."