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Appeal to locate man missing from Hunter region

Sunday, 02 May 2021 02:22:43 PM

Police are appealing for assistance to locate a man missing in the state’s Hunter region.

Allan Bentley, aged 63, was last seen about 12pm on Monday 26 April 2021 in the Tea Gardens area.

He was reported missing to officers from Port Stephens Hunter Police District, who commenced an investigation into his whereabouts.

Police are concerned for his welfare after he failed to attend pre-arranged appointments and his regular game of lawn bowls yesterday (Saturday 1 May 2021), at a bowling club on Old Maitland Road at Hexham, which is out of character.

Allan is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 179cm tall, of medium build with short brown and grey hair and a beard.

It is believed he may be driving a white coloured Holden combo van, with NSW registration UQG-146, which has ‘catering’ written on the side.

Anyone who may have information regarding Allan’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.