Appeal to locate man missing near Parkes

Wednesday, 08 November 2023 06:29:13 PM

PLEASE NOTE: An image of the missing person is available on NSW Police Force social media pages.

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing in the state’s west.

Kent Nilsson, aged 76, is known to live a transient lifestyle, travelling throughout NSW.

He used the postal addresses of friend to receive mail and was last seen when he collected mail in Alectown about 12 months ago.

Having not being seen or heard from since this time, Kent was reported missing to officers attached to Central West Police District on Thursday 26 October 2023, commenced inquiries into his whereabouts and are now appealing for public assistance.

Kent is of Swedish descent, having lived in Australia for some 40 years; however, has no known family.

He is described as being of Caucasian appearance, with white receding hair and a white beard.

Kent is last known to be using a gold Mazda 323 sedan with cancelled registration, CY-96-WV.

He is known to frequent the Orange, Parkes, Forbes, Alectown, Peak Hill, Tomingley, and Dubbo areas.

Anyone with information about Kent’s 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.