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Appeal to locate elderly man missing from Lake Macquarie

Tuesday, 08 November 2022 10:25:16 AM

***A Geo-targetting alert has been issued for the Mount Hutton areas. If you receive a message from +6144444444, it is not a scam.***

***PLEASE NOTE: A photo of John Davidson is available on NSW Police Force social media pages.***

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate an elderly man missing from the Lake Macquarie area.

John Davidson, aged 72, was last seen at a home on Tennent Road, Mount Hutton, about 9am yesterday (Monday 7 November 2022).

When he could not be located, officers attached to Lake Macquarie Police District were notified and commenced inquiries into his whereabouts.

Police and family hold serious concerns for his welfare as he lives with dementia.

John is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 175cm tall, with medium build and grey hair.

He may have been wearing jeans and white joggers.

John is known to go on regular walks in the Mount Hutton, Charlestown and Gateshead areas.

Anyone with information into his whereabouts is urged to contact Lake Macquarie 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.

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