Missing nine-year-old girl was holidaying in the Blue Mountains, search continuesPolice are continuing an extensive search for a missing nine-year-old girl who was holidaying in the NSW Blue Mountains.
Charlise Mutten, 9, was reported missing from a Mt Wilson property at about 8.20am on Friday and has reportedly been missing since Thursday.
Acting Superintendent John Nelson said Charlise is originally from Queensland and has been holidaying with her family in Mt Wilson over the school break.
Superintendent Nelson said Mt Wilson is a large area to search and police will use all resources possible to try and find the girl.
"The Mt Wilson area is a small community surrounded by bushland and some rugged bushland," he said.
The search restarted at first light with police holding grave concerns for the girl's welfare.
Crews looked in tents and bins for any sign of the child yesterday.
Officers are investigating all possibilities in the search for Charlise.
"She's a nine-year-old girl and she's missing we're here to pull out every stop that we can," Superintendent Nelson said.
"We're not discounting any scenario at this stage."
A woman was comforted by ambulance officers at the search centre before being taken to a Katoomba hospital.
Police are appealing for help from the public and have sent out geo-targeting messages.
Her parents' house has also been searched and is under police guard.
Superintendent Nelson said it is a "traumatic" experience for the family.
A car was seized in Penrith by police yesterday.
9News understands the homicide squad has been called in to assist local detectives.
Media - CHARLISE MUTTEN: Missing from Mt. Wilson, NSW since 13 Jan 2022 - Age 9