1. Police search for missing nine-year-old girl.
Police will resume a search this morning for a nine-year old girl missing from her family property near Coffs Harbour today.
Nine-year-old Natalya Franklin was last seen about 10.30am yesterday at her rural home on Northbank Road, Raleigh, about 24km south of Coffs Harbour, after speaking with her siblings.
Natalya’s frantic parents alerted police when she left the house and failed to return. Officers searched her home and surrounding properties, however, Natalya has not been seen since.
Police and Natalya’s family are concerned for her welfare as her disappearance is out of character.
She is described as being of Caucasian appearance, with a fair complexion, long light-brown hair, about 145cm tall and of thin build. Natalya was last seen wearing bright pink shorts, a peach-coloured t-shirt, and no shoes.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
2. Andrew Chan’s funeral takes place today.
The funeral of Andrew Chan, who was executed last week in Indonesia, will take place today in Sydney. The service is being held at Hillsong Church in Baulkham Hills from 11am and will also be streamed live online.