Christchurch: Missing Person
Short description: Missing Person
Police require public assistance to locate
a missing 16 year old autistic male.
Aden Zau is 178cm
tall, medium build with brown hair and European appearance
wearing red t shirt, light blue shorts and running shoes. He
was last seen in the Princess Margaret Hospital area around
3.00pm this afternoon.
Anyone with information regarding
Aden can contact Christchurch Police on 03 3637400.
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