Missing Lamington eight-year-old Carlos found after frantic Christmas Day search

Michael TraillThe West Australian
Carlos has been missing since 12.30pm.
Camera IconCarlos has been missing since 12.30pm. Credit: WA Police/WA Police

An eight-year-old boy has been found safe and well after a desperate Christmas Day search in scorching hot weather in WA’s Goldfields.

Police issued a plea for help to find Carlos, who was last seen riding his electric scooter in bushland in Lamington, near the intersection of St. Albans Road and Killarney, about 12.30pm on Saturday.

The battery on his scooter was flat and he was found just a few kilometres away from where he was last seen.

“Carlos is autistic and has limited verbal skills,” a police said in a statement.

“He is wearing a yellow long sleeve shirt and blue pants, a green helmet and riding a blue electric bike.”

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