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Man missing from Chifley located after geo-targeting SMS alert issued

Saturday, 03 September 2022 10:06:31 AM

The man reported missing from Sydney’s southeast has been located safe and well.

The 79-year-old was last seen on Anzac Parade, Chifley, about 3pm yesterday (Friday 2 September 2022).

After failing to return home, officers attached to Eastern Beaches Police Area Command commenced an investigation to locate him.

Following inquiries, including a public appeal for assistance and geo-target SMS alert, a member of the public located the man in Westfield Eastgardens about 9.50am today (Saturday 3 September 2022).

He is safe and well and will be reunited with his family.

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