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Autistic Boy, 11, Found Dead At Sydney Rail Station

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An 11-year-old autistic boy who ran away from his carer while at the shops in Sydney's south has been found dead after being hit by a train.

Police mounted a large search involving the dog unit and Polair after he ran off about 7.15pm on Sunday.

The boy had been staying at a respite centre, police said.

He was found dead at Oatley railway station about two hours after disappearing.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have seen the child to contact them.

AAP

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