Police appeal to locate 72-year-old man missing from Garden Suburb

Police are appealing for community assistance to locate a man missing from the Lake Macquarie Police District.

John Gregory O’Neill, who goes by the name of Greg, is aged 72, and was last seen leaving his house in Prospect Road in Garden Suburb about 1.30pm today (Monday 18 May 2020).

Mr O’Neill is described as being Caucasian appearance, about 165cm tall with a medium build. He is clean shaven and has grey hair.

He was last seen wearing a navy-blue wind-breaker jacket, dark brown pants, a dark coloured baseball cap and believed to be carrying a grey gold umbrella.

He was reported missing to officers from Lake Macquarie Police District after he failed to return home and a search has commenced.

Police and family hold serious concerns for Greg’s welfare as this is totally out of character.

Anyone who sights Greg or has information about his whereabouts, are urged to immediately contact Belmont Police Station on (02) 49228899 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.

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