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Appeal to find elderly man missing from Carlingford

Tuesday, 12 July 2022 04:33:11 PM

Police are appealing for public assistance to find an elderly man reported missing from Carlingford.

Jianhua Ma, aged 80, was last seen at his home on Adderton Road, Carlingford, about 9.30am today (Tuesday 12 July 2022).

Officers from Cumberland Police Area Command were notified and commenced extensive inquiries into his whereabouts and have since issued an SMS geo-targeting alert.

Police and family hold serious concerns for Jianhua’s welfare as he lives with dementia and does not speak English.

Jianhua is described as being of Asian appearance, about 160cm tall, of thin build, and with grey hair. He walks with stoop and a walking stick.

He was last seen wearing a beige coloured jacket and a large, brimmed straw hat.

Anyone with information into Jianhua’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.