Police appeal to find elderly man missing from Carlingford

Police are appealing for public assistance to find an elderly man missing from Sydney’s north-west.

Terence “Terry” Leary, aged 87, was last seen about 8.30pm (Tuesday 19 January 2021), at his home in Carlingford.

Officers from The Hills Police Area Command were alerted and began a search of the surrounding areas, without success.

Police and Mr Leary’s family hold serious concerns for his well-being as he has a serious medical condition and may appear confused or disoriented.

Mr Leary is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 160cm-170cm tall, with a medium build, 70kg-80kg, short grey hair, blue eyes and is unshaven.

When he was last seen, Mr Leary was wearing grey trackpants, a long-sleeved green flannelette shirt, and blue slip-on shoes.

Anyone who has information about Mr Leary’s whereabouts, or who may have seen him since 8.30pm, is urged to call Castle Hill Police or Crime Stoppers.

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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