Police appeal to find 80-year-old man missing from Roseville

**PLEASE NOTE: An image of the missing man is available on NSW Police Force social media pages**

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate an elderly man missing from the North Shore area.

Anthony Mitchell, aged 80, was last seen when he left his home in Roseville about 5.40pm yesterday (Friday 20 May 2022).

When he failed to return home, officers from North Shore Police Area Command were notified and commenced inquiries into his whereabouts.

Inquiries have established that at 10pm (Friday 20 May 2022) Mr Mitchell was seen exiting Gordon Railway Station and walking along Werona Avenue, Gordon.

Police and family have concerns for Mr Mitchell’s welfare due to him living with dementia.

Mr Mitchell is described as being of Caucasian appearance with balding grey hair, 170-175cm tall, thin build and clean shaven.

He was wearing a black and white chequered flannel jacket with large white collar, black pants, black shoes and a black umbrella.

Mr Mitchell is known to travel on the rail network.

Anyone with information regarding Mr Mitchell’s whereabouts, is urged to contact either Chatswood 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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