Appeal to locate wanted man - Newcastle

Friday, 07 January 2022 03:24:27 PM

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant.

Kevin Smith, aged 37, is wanted by virtue of an outstanding arrest warrant for murder.

Officers from Newcastle City Police District and specialist units have commenced inquiries into his whereabouts.

He is described as being of Caucasian appearance, between 180cm to 185cm tall, of thin build, with green eyes, brown hair, a beard and a moustache. He has a distinctive tattoo on the right side of his face.

He is known to frequent the Newcastle area, but has ties to several locations including Sydney and Northern NSW.

Anyone who may have seen Mr Smith is urged not to approach him and to call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

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.