William Tyrrell Search At Batar Creek Concludes With Public Appeal

"There is a person out there who knows why we are searching this area."

What you need to know
  • Search for William Tyrrell at Batar Creek has concluded after two-and-a-half days
  • No evidence has been found that William was ever there
  • Information that will assist in the investigation has been found

The search for William Tyrrell at Batar Creek has concluded after two-and-a-half days without any evidence being found at the location.

Police say they haven't uncovered any evidence that William was ever at this location, which is about 4 km away from where he was last seen in 2014.

However, they say information that will assist in their investigation has been found, and that "someone out there" knows why police searched at this specific location and may be feeling the heat.

Signage at Batar Creek in NSW. Photo: AAP.

Detective Inspector Gary Jubelin has made a direct appeal to the people close to this person, asking them to come forward.

"This person may be feeling the pressure from the intensity of the investigation," he told media at Batar Creek.

"I would suggest people close to this person might notice a change in their behavior.

"I would encourage those persons to come forward with any information they have.

"William's family deserve answers to what's happened to their little boy."

NSW State Emergency Service (SES) members search bushland at Batar Creek in NSW. Photo: AAP.

There's an unprecedented $1 million reward on offer for any information that leads to William.

The forensic search at Kendall around William's grandmother's home -- where he went missing from on September 12, 2014 -- will now resume.