Appeal to find man missing from Sydney's southern suburbs

Friday, 21 May 2021 01:30:21 AM

PLEASE NOTE: Images of the missing man has been posted on the NSW Police social media pages.

Police are appealing for assistance to find a man missing from Sydney’s southern suburbs.

Denis Burke, aged 78, was last seen at his home in Bexley yesterday morning (Wednesday 19 May 2021), but hasn’t been seen since.

Officers from St George Police Area Command were alerted and commenced inquiries.

Police have concerns for Mr Burke’s welfare as he has medical conditions requiring regular medication and may become confused or disoriented.

Mr Burke is described as being of Caucasian appearance with a fair complexion and grey hair; he is about 175cm tall with a thin build. At the time he was last seen he was wearing a green jacket and black pants.

Anyone who may have seen Mr Burke or knows of his whereabouts is urged to call Kogarah Police or Crime Stoppers.

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.