Police appeal to locate missing man - Lower Mid North Coast

Friday, 17 September 2021 10:01:01 AM

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing from the lower Mid North Coast.

Richard Fogden – aged 62 – was last seen at his unit on Denison Street, Gloucester, about 80km south-west of Taree, on Monday 13 September 2021.

When a family member in Ballina was unable to contact Richard on Wednesday 15 September 2021, officers from Tweed/Byron Police District were notified.

Tweed/Byron police made contact with Manning/Great Lakes Police District, who commenced inquiries to locate him.

Police and family have concerns for Richard due to a medical condition which requires treatment.

Richard is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 180cm tall, of medium build, with brown hair and hazel/green eyes.

He is believed to be travelling in his white Holden Commodore bearing registration CO-83-QJ and could be travelling to Ballina.

Anyone who sees Richard 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 crime via NSW Police social media pages.