SINT MAARTEN (POND ISLAND) - Minister Jorien Wuite, after speaking to close family members of Nathan York, is extremely pleased to confirm that the student has been found and is presently with his parents at the St. Maarten Medical Center.
Nathan, a student of the Martin Luther King Jr. School (MLK), was reported missing after last being seen leaving the school campus on Tuesday afternoon. Patrols of the police and VKS as well members of the truancy team of the department of education joined family members and persons of the general public in searching for the student.
A preliminary report of the incident was presented to Minister Wuite Wednesday morning as she met with MLK School Management, the inspectorate of Education and members of Nathan's family.
The Minister has demanded that a full report be presented by noon today as the matter is being thoroughly investigated.
The Minister expresses her gratitude to all who joined in the search with the family and the Middle Region community. She is extremely overjoyed that Nathan was found.