Shepparton News

Missing teen found

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Dookie residents would have noticed a police helicopter in the skies in the area for much of Friday as police searched for a missing teenager.

The 16-year-old went missing from the Shepparton area on Thursday night, sparking a search to start at 2.30 am Friday.

The police helicopter hovered overhead on Friday morning and into the afternoon as officers onboard scoured Mt Major and then the surroundin­g area at Dookie for the teen.

Seven police officers were also on the ground looking for the teen.

The teenager was found safe in the Mt Major area about 3 pm Friday.

 ?? ?? Searching: A police helicopter was used to search for a missing teen in the Mt Major area at Dookie on Friday.
Searching: A police helicopter was used to search for a missing teen in the Mt Major area at Dookie on Friday.

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