7 February 2020

UPDATE: Concerns for teenager missing for two weeks

| Michael Weaver
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William Hawkins

ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to locate missing 16-year-old William Hawkins. Photo: Supplied.

There are concerns for the safety of a Canberra teenager who has been missing for more than two weeks.

William Hawkins, 16, has not been seen or heard from since Wednesday, 22 January.

He was last seen in Belconnen.

An ACT Policing spokesperson said they are seeking the public’s assistance to locate William.

“He is described as being of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander appearance with an olive complexion, 170cm (5’7”) tall, with dark hair, brown eyes, and of slim build,” ACT Policing said.

“Police are seeking to locate William as there are concerns for his safety, but would like to reassure him that he is not in any trouble, and are requesting the public’s assistance in locating him.”

Anyone who may have any information that could assist police in locating William is urged to contact ACT Policing Operations on 131 444, quoting reference number 6494408.

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