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December 1, 2022

Riley returns home

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A 15-year-old Wollongbar girl, who had been missing since Saturday, has been found safe and well in Byron Bay.

Riley Steer was reported missing to police by her parents on Saturday night (12 October).

They received a text message from Riley on Sunday to say that she was okay but nothing further was heard from her.

Following a tip-off from a member of the public, police located the teen about 1pm yesterday in Byron Bay.

Police and the family would like to thank the media and the community for their assistance.


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  1. Happy this young girl has been found, what a relief for her parents! Thank goodness for social media that helped pass her ‘missing information’ around.

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