Search for teen missing from Kildare stood down

Search for teen missing from Kildare stood down

Have you seen Shane O'Connor? Picture: An Garda Síochána

Update: 9am, January 8, 2022: The search for a teenager missing from Kildare has been stood down.

Gardaí said the search was stood down following the recovery of a body in the Bray area of Wicklow yesterday.

Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance.

January 7, 2022:

Gardaí are seeking the public's assistance in tracing the whereabouts of a missing teenage boy.

Shane O'Connor, 17, is missing from Newbridge, Co Kildare since Thursday morning, January 6.

He is described as being 5'6" with short brown hair and blue eyes.

Shane was last seen yesterday in the Tallaght, Dublin 24 area.

When last seen, he was wearing a black hoodie with a large print design in the centre, dark tracksuit pants, a wine coloured t-shirt and white runners - as seen in the picture below.

CCTV image shows missing teen Shane O'Connor. Picture: An Garda Síochána
CCTV image shows missing teen Shane O'Connor. Picture: An Garda Síochána

Gardaí are concerned for his welfare.

Anyone with any information on Shane’s whereabouts are asked to contact Newbridge Garda Station 045 440 180, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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