Images released as police continue to search for missing Hunter man and child

Hunter Valley police have released images of a vehicle they believe a missing man and child may be travelling in, as they continue to appeal for public assistance.

Police have been told 57-year-old Michael Lantry and four-year-old Conner Lantry were last seen boarding a bus on Wollombi Road, Millfield, headed for Cessnock about 8.30am on Tuesday 24 March 2020.

After the pair failed to return home that afternoon, relatives contacted police and inquiries commenced.

Following extensive inquiries, police believe the pair have left the Hunter Valley and have travelled interstate.

Police have released images of a vehicle which they believe the pair may be travelling in – a white Toyota Camry with QLD registration plates 444-YMX.

Family and police hold serious concerns for the welfare of the pair due to health conditions of the 57-year-old and the age of the child.

Michael is described as being of Caucasian appearance, between 170-175cm tall, with a thin build, blue eyes, grey hair and a beard. He was last seen wearing jeans, a grey jumper and joggers.

Conner is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 100cm tall, with a thin build, blonde hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a ‘Ben 10’ backpack.

Anyone with any information into their whereabouts is urged to contact Triple 000 immediately.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence.

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