Geo-targeted message issued to locate woman missing from southern Sydney

Saturday, 12 November 2022 11:30:22 PM

*** PLEASE NOTE: A photo of Juli Varga is available on NSW Police Force social media pages. A geo-targeting SMS will be issued to the Rockdale area. If you have received a text from +61 444 444 444 this is an official emergency alert and NOT a scam.

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a woman missing from the southern Sydney area.

Juli Varga, aged 80, was last seen at a shopping centre at Rockdale about 4pm today (Saturday 12 November 2022).

When she could not be located, police were notified and commenced inquiries into her whereabouts.

Police and family hold serious concerns for her welfare as she lives with dementia.

Juli is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 150cm-155cm tall, with an obese build and wavy shoulder-length white/grey hair.

She was last seen wearing blue/green/white and red-patterned shirt, blue slacks, cream-coloured sandals; she was carrying a cream-coloured handbag.

Anyone with information into her whereabouts is urged to contact St George Police, or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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