Michael Ryan, 14, is still missing from Landsborough.
Michael Ryan, 14, is still missing from Landsborough.

Search party back out combing vast bushland for missing teen

UPDATE Wednesday 10:45AM: SES and Police search party continue to be met with frustration in bid to find missing teenage boy Michael Ryan. 

The party is back combing forestry and bushland at the Dularcha National Park - where Michael, 14, is believed to be located. 

UPDATE 11:30AM: EMERGENCY services are back out combing bushland for clues to the whereabouts of missing teenage boy Michael Ryan. 

About 50 SES volunteers, aided by reinforcements from Moreton Bay, are scouring the Dularcha National Park again this morning. 

The search party has doubled from yesterday's efforts. 

It's understood a dirt buggy has been deployed to help with the search. 

Sunshine Coast SES controller Janet Scott said the search had not yielded any rewards but they'd keep at it.

"We haven't heard or found anything so far. But we're searching the same place as yesterday," a weary Ms Scott said.

 

UPDATE MONDAY 4:30PM: Police and SES volunteers will continue to scour bushland around Mooloolah Valley until last light tonight in bid to find missing teenager Michael Ryan.

Michael, 14, was reported missing on August 7, last seen on Beerwah St, Landsborough.

EARLIER: SUNSHINE Coast police continue to search for 14-year-old Michael Ryan, who was last seen in the Landsborough area on Wednesday, August 7.

Michael (pictured) was last seen about 8am in Beerwah Street.

He was last seen in possession of a black and yellow pushbike and was wearing a black jacket and black wool beanie.

He is described as Caucasian, approximately 170cm tall with a slim build and short brown hair.

Preliminary investigations reveal Michael was believed to be in the Landsborough, Beerwah, Beerburrum, Caloundra or the Little Mountain areas.

To date, inquiries and searches of the local area by police have failed to locate Michael.

Aerial searches over bushland have also been conducted and were unsuccessful.

Sunshine Coast police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a 14-year-old boy missing from Landsborough since Wednesday, August 7.
Sunshine Coast police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a 14-year-old boy missing from Landsborough since Wednesday, August 7.

Sunshine Coast police are appealing for anyone who may have information on his whereabouts to come forward and contact police.

Police are also appealing for anyone who may have found a yellow and black bicycle in the past 10 day to contact police.

EARLIER:

SUNSHINE Coast police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a 14-year-old boy missing from Landsborough since August 7.

The boy was last seen around 8am in Beerwah St.

He was in possession of a black and yellow pushbike and was wearing a black jacket and black wool beanie.

He is described as caucasian, about 170cm tall with a slim build and short brown hair.

It is believed the boy may visit areas in Landsborough, Beerwah, Beerburrum, Caloundra or the Little Mountain areas.

The boy, or anyone who has any information in relation to his current whereabouts, is asked to contact police.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24 hours per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

Quote this reference number: QP1901526145



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