Appeal to locate man missing from Blacktown

Sunday, 12 February 2023 06:02:58 AM

PLEASE NOTE: An image of the missing man will be posted to the NSW Police Force social media pages.

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a Queensland man last seen in Sydney’s west.

Ryan Prior, aged 23, was last seen at a home on Dina Beth Ave, Blacktown, on Tuesday (7 February 2023).

When he failed to return and could not be contacted, officers attached to Blacktown Police Area Command were notified yesterday (Saturday 11 February 2023) and commenced inquiries to locate him.

There are concerns for Ryan’s welfare due to recent medical issues.

Ryan is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 165cm to 170cm tall, of slim build, with long dark hair, and facial piercings.

He was last seen wearing blue denim jeans, a black t-shirt, and carrying a black and blue suitcase.

Ryan previously resided in Queensland but is believed to still be in the Sydney Metropolitan area.

Anyone who sees Ryan or has information about his whereabouts is urged to contact 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.