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Geo-target text helps locate man with down syndrome missing from Bankstown

Sunday, 09 April 2023 07:16:50 PM

A man living with down syndrome has been found safe and well, after going missing from Bankstown today.

The 41-year-old was last seen at an address on Myrtle Road, Bankstown, about 1pm today (Sunday 9 April 2023).

Officers attached to Bankstown Police Area Command were notified of his disappearance and begun inquiries to locate the man.

Following a geo-target SMS alert, a member of the public recognised the man in Kingsgrove and notified police, waiting with him until their arrival.

Police would like to thank the public and media for their assistance.