Missing man located at Lightning Ridge

A man reported missing from the state’s north west has been located.

The 78-year-old man was last seen walking through a rural property near Lightening Ridge, about 8.30am yesterday (Monday 26 October 2020).

Officers from Central North Police District commenced a search of the area with assistance from the Rural Fire Service and State Emergency Service.

About 10am today (Tuesday 27 October 2020), the man was located safe and well in Lightning Ridge.

Police would like to thank the media and public for their assistance.

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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