Appeal to locate man missing from Hornsby

Tuesday, 21 February 2023 03:41:34 PM

Please Note: An image of the missing man will be posted to the NSW Police Force social media sites

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing from Sydney’s North Shore.

Timothy Chapple, aged 74, was last seen on Yanilla Avenue, Wahroonga, about 10.00am this morning (Tuesday 21 February 2022).

When he could not be located, officers attached to Ku-Ring-Gai Police Area Command were notified and commenced inquiries to locate him.

Family and police hold concerns for Timothy’s welfare due to him living with dementia.

Timothy is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 170cm tall, of a large build, with thinning grey hair and brown eyes.

Police have been told he may be wearing a long sleeve blue polo shirt, denim jeans and black shoes.

Timothy is believed to still be in the Wahroonga area and anyone who sees him or has information about his whereabouts is urged to contact local 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.