Missing teenager Jack Yarnold has been located safe and well by police.
The 16-year-old, who was reported missing on Sunday, February 28, was located earlier this morning, Tuesday March 2 was at Cundletown.
Police thanked the public and the media for their assistance.
Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a missing teenage boy in Taree.
Jack Yarnold, aged 16, was last seen leaving a house on Pitt Street, Taree, about 10pm on Saturday, February 27.
Family members reported the teen missing the next morning Sunday, February 28, with officers attached to Manning-Great Lakes Police District commencing inquiries into Jack's whereabouts.
Police and family hold grave concerns for his welfare due to his age.
He is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 160cm-165cm tall, with a thin build and light brown medium-length hair.
He was last seen wearing a white long sleeve shirt, dark shorts and no shoes.
He was known to frequent Gloucester, Taree and Forster areas.
Anyone who may have seen or heard from Jack or who may know his whereabouts is urged to contact police.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.