11-year-old autistic boy found alive in Victoria

11-year-old autistic boy found alive in Victoria

An 11-year-old autistic boy, who went missing in a Victorian National Park, has been found alive this morning.

Luke Shambrook disappeared from Candlebark campsite on Good Friday, in Lake Eildon National Park, where he was camping with his family.

According to the ABC a police helicopter spotted the 11 year old and he was reportedly moving, but his exact condition is still unknown.

Senior Sergeant Andrew Walker said earlier today they remained confident of finding Luke alive.

“Look he’s an 11-year-old boy. Yes, he does suffer from autism, but at this stage he’s resilient, from the family,” he said.

“We’re still hopeful that Luke’s out there.”


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