Police appeal for help to locate missing man – Hunter Region

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a man missing in the Hunter Region.

Arthur Cox, aged 47, was last seen at his home on Ashwood Road, Owens Gap, about 7.30am on Monday 20 May 2019.

When he failed to return home yesterday (Tuesday 21 May 2019), family members notified officers from Hunter Valley Police District and commenced inquiries.

Police and family hold serious concerns for Arthur’s welfare as he has not been seen or heard from since.

Officers conducted an initial land search yesterday but suspended due to poor light.

Police commenced a search about 8am this morning, with assistance from officers from Hunter Valley Police District and PolAir.

Arthur is described as being of Caucasian appearance, between 175-180cms tall, with a solid build.

It’s believed he could be travelling in a grey 2011 dual cab tray back Holden Colorado with New South Wales registration number BZZ 44W.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to contact police 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.

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