Missing boy found in bushland at Yallingup

Three-year old James O'Reilly was found in bushland after going missing from a holiday home in Yallingup.

Three-year old James O'Reilly was found in bushland after going missing from a holiday home in Yallingup.

Three-year-old boy James O'Reilly who went missing from a holiday home in Yallingup has been located in bushland alive by a family member who was assisting with the land search operation.

Given the time he has spent exposed to the rough terrain and poor weather conditions, arrangements will be made for him to have a medical check-up as a precaution.

WA Police Force thanked all the emergency service volunteers and community members who assisted with the search.

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The boy went missing from a holiday home on Karli Rise around 7.30am on September 19, 2020.

WA Police South West District inspector Martin Voyez said the boy was playing out the front of a holiday home with his dogs.

His mum was feeding her baby and went outside to check on James, she made a thorough check of the area but could not find him and called police.

Inspector Voyez said throughout the day police, SES and other volunteers searched tirelessly for him.

The SES were joined by the Police Air Wing including a helicopter and drones, police horses as well as the canine section.

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