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Reginald Ayling and Laura Stephens, both aged 13, have been reunited with their families. Image NSW Police Facebook page

A boy and a girl, both aged 13, missing from the state’s Northern Rivers region have been found.

The two were last seen about 12pm on Monday, 17 May, outside a school on Cawley Close, Alstonville.

They were reported missing to officers from Richmond Police District who commenced an investigation into their whereabouts.

About 6pm on Wednesday, 19 May, the two were located in Casino and reunited with their families.

Both are safe and well.

Police thank the media and the public for their assistance.


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