Serious concerns held for woman missing in state's north

Tuesday, 05 July 2022 01:22:49 PM

***PLEASE NOTE: An image of Samantha Ashcroft has been uploaded to the NSW Police Facebook page.

Police are appealing for public assistance to find a woman reported missing from the state’s north.

Samantha Ashcroft, aged 42, was last seen at a property on Munro Wharf Road, Tucki Tucki – about 14km south of Lismore – about 8.40pm yesterday (Monday 4 July 2022).

When Samantha could not be located or contacted, officers from Richmond Police District were contacted and commenced an investigation into her whereabouts.

Police hold serious concerns for her welfare.

Samantha is described as being of Caucasian appearance, of thin build, about 160cm to 170cm tall, with a fair complexion, brown eyes and blonde hair.

She was last seen wearing dark blue jeans, a black top, a dark tanned-coloured jacket (possibly leather), and joggers.

Anyone with information on Samantha’s whereabouts is urged to contact Richmond 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.