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April 18, 2021

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Though police have stopped the physical search for Théo Hayez, the investigation still continues into the disappearance of the missing teenager and community groups are still doing what they can to find out more information.

The Looking For Théo Hayez group have said that after recent updates from police, they have decided that they will search dense scrub near Tallow Beach on Sunday.

They say this may be a tough search and we require many strong and fit people to assist.

A Facebook post says: ‘We would be so appreciative if anyone associated with sporting/fitness clubs could organise a group to assist Théo’s family and the community. ‘We also encourage you to promote this event far and wide through social media, with your friends, family, coworkers, Facebook groups and any other networks you have.

Anyone wanting to join the search can meet up at the Tallow Beach car park at the end of Tallow Beach Rd, at 9am on Sunday. The group are requesting a parking exemption from National Parks.

If you plan on helping with the search you will need:
• sturdy walking shoes (hiking boots are best)
• long, thick pants and a long-sleeved top
• sunscreen
• hat and gloves
• water and snacks
• a bamboo or large stick (they have a few available to share)

If possible please use GPS tracking on your phone and send data through to [email protected] at the conclusion of your search. Good apps to use are Motion X (iPhone) or Runtastic (free on iPhone and android).

The group says they deeply appreciate the community’s ongoing support and they hope to find some answers for Théo’s family.

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  1. I truly hope Théo can be found. Hopefully alive and well somewhere in Australia. Worst case answers to what has happened to him. Terrible for the family not knowing.


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