29 Oct 2013

Missing teen seen walking towards Haast

8:28 pm on 29 October 2013

Police say they have received information regarding the whereabouts of a missing West Coast teenager.

Liam Stirling, 15, has been missing since 23 October and it is believed he may be hitchhiking his way to Otago.

Police say the teenager was on a bus travelling from Haast to Greymouth, but got off when it stopped at Paringa.

He was later seen by a witness walking south on State Highway 6 towards Haast.

Liam Stirling is about 1.9 metres tall, of thin build, and has light brown hair.