Appeal to locate elderly man missing from Bondi Junction

Saturday, 11 March 2023 07:58:25 PM

PLEASE NOTE: An image of Shunkang FU will be available on NSW Police Force social media pages

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate an elderly man missing from the Eastern Suburbs.

Shunkang Fu, aged 89, left a home on Kenilworth Street, Bondi Junction, about 8.30am this morning (Saturday 11 March 2023), leaving a note stating he was going to Parramatta.

When he failed to return and could not be contacted, officers attached to Eastern Suburbs Police Area Command were notified and commenced inquiries into his whereabouts.

Police have since established Mr Fu was captured on CCTV at Bondi Junction railway station just before 9am and was seen to board a rail bus where he is believed to have been in the Edgecliff area about 9.05am.

Family and police hold concern for Mr Fu’s welfare as he lives with dementia and other medical conditions. He has only recently moved to the area and speaks Mandarin, with limited English.

Mr Fu is described as being of Asian appearance, about 165cm tall, of slim build with balding white hair.

As depicted, he was last seen wearing a grey check long-sleeve shirt, grey pants, a white baseball cap, blue face mask and carrying a navy and red striped bag.

Anyone who may have seen Mr Fu or has information regarding his whereabouts is urged to contact 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.