Three young girls from the same family are missing in
Police, Land Search and Rescue volunteers and family members
are searching for two six-year-olds and one eight-year-old
last seen about 1pm.
Senior Sergeant Pete Simpson said the girls were supposed to
have gone west from their home on Nawton's Mooney St to an
aunt and uncle's house four doors down the road. They didn't
Police started searching the area but later called in
reinforcements in an attempt to find the girls before
Mr Simpson said one six-year-old girl and the eight-year-old
girl are sisters while the other six-year-old girl is a
All three girls, eight-year-old Serenity Ormsby, six-year-old
Sapphire Ormsby and six-year-old Maia Ormsby are described as
Maori with long brown hair.
"We don't know what Sapphire and Serenity were wearing but we
believe Maia was wearing a white singlet with stripes on the
bottom and small blue shorts."
Anyone who has seen young children in the area is asked to
call 111 or the Hamilton Central Police Station on 07 858