Andrei Timis has been located safe and well.
Yesterday (Monday 31 August), officers from the Newcastle City Police District were notified when the 15-year-old boy left John Hunter Hospital.
After appealing to the public for assistance the teen has been located at a Sydney hospital overnight.
Police would like to thank the media and community for their assistance.
Earlier: Missing Hunter teenager
Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a missing teenager from the Hunter.
Andrei Timis, aged 15, was last seen at about 9.30am this morning, after he left the John Hunter Hospital in New Lambton Heights.
Officers from Newcastle City Police District were contacted shortly after and have commenced inquiries into his whereabouts.
Police and his family hold grave concerns for his welfare.
Andrei was last seen wearing a black hooded jumper, light denim jeans and barefoot.
He is known to have connections with Muswellbrook and Sydney and may have travelled to either of these locations.
Anyone with information about Andrei’s whereabouts is urged to contact police.