Car may help police find man missing from Cabramatta West

Police investigating the disappearance of a man from Sydney’s south-west are appealing for public assistance to locate his car which was last seen in the Picton area.

Somlith Chanthapanya, aged 68, was last seen leaving a home on Thursday Place, Green Valley, about 2pm on Wednesday 27 April 2022.

When he failed to return to his home in Cabramatta West, police were notified, and officers from Fairfield City Police Area Command commenced inquiries into his whereabouts.

Police and family have concerns for Somlith’s welfare.

Police inquiries have shown Mr Chantapanya was driving near Razorback in the Picton area and may have become lost in an area which he is unfamiliar.

Somlith is described as being of Asian appearance, thin build, about 155cm tall with thin grey hair.

He was last seen wearing a grey long-sleeved shirt, grey pants and a grey and black cap.

Somlith is believed to be travelling in his vehicle, a 2007 dark Blue Toyota Corolla, with NSW registration AW22XB (NSW).

He is also known to frequent the Cabramatta, Green Valley and Bonnyrigg Plaza areas.

Anyone with information regarding Somlith’s whereabouts is urged to contact either Fairfield Police Station 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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