Appeal find man missing from Lakemba

Police are appealing for public assistance to find a man reported missing from Lakemba.

Mr Mahmoud Ziaee, aged 70, was last seen at an aged-care facility on Yerrick Road about 1.30pm yesterday (Monday 4 July 2022).

Officers from Campsie Police Area Command were contacted and have commenced an investigation into his whereabouts.

Police hold concerns for Mr Ziaee’s welfare as he lives with a number of medical conditions requiring medication, as well as dementia.

Mr Ziaee is described as being of Mediterranean/Middle Eastern appearance, about 160cm tall with a medium build. He has greying black hair and brown eyes. When last seen he was wearing grey trousers and a blue jumper.

Mr Ziaee does not have connections to any particular place but previously lived in the Redfern area.

Mr Ziaee may appear confused or disoriented.

Anyone with information into his whereabouts is urged to contact Campsie Police or 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.

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