Appeal to locate man missing from Bateau Bay

Wednesday, 05 January 2022 04:48:19 PM

Police are appealing for public assistance to find a man missing from the Tuggerah Lakes area.

Bernard Anable, aged 82, was last seen at his home on Rushby Street in Bateau Bay about 5pm yesterday (Tuesday 4 December 2022).

Officers attached to Tuggerah Lakes Police District commenced an investigation into his whereabouts when he was reported missing by family.

Bernard is described as being of Caucasian appearance, 170cm-175cm tall, of slim build, bald and with blue eyes.

He was last seen wearing a grey shirt, blue and white board shorts, black slides and a red cap. Bernard wears a bracelet with his name on it.

Police and family hold concerns for Bernard’s welfare due to his age and because of an existing medical condition.

Bernard is known to frequent the Umina area.

Anyone with information about Bernard’s whereabouts is urged to contact Wyong Police Station on 4356 6099.

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.