Appeal to locate missing man near Tenterfield

Friday, 12 November 2021 04:48:48 PM

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing from the state’s north west.

Frank Parkes, aged 73, was last seen about two months ago on a property on Billirimba Road, Rocky River, south east of Tenterfield.

Officers attached to New England Police District commenced an investigation into his whereabouts when he was reported missing on Tuesday 9 November 2021.

Police and family hold concerns for the man’s welfare due to existing medical conditions.

Frank is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 170cm tall, of thin build, with short, grey balding hair, and a grey goatee.

Police have been told Frank normally resides in a shack on the remote property, living off the land, with limited interaction with others not uncommon.

Anyone with information about Frank’s whereabouts is urged to contact Tenterfield Police Station on (02) 6739 8540.

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.