Police appeal to locate man last seen at Oak Flats

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing from Oak Flats.

Joshua Ferguson, aged 27, is from Sanctuary Point but was travelling with a family member along New Lake Entrance Road at Oak Flats about 10pm yesterday (Friday 10 February 2023), when he left the vehicle and was last seen in Jilba Park off Jilba Place, Oak Flats. He has not been seen since.

Officers attached Lake Illawarra Police District were notified a short time later and immediately commenced inquiries to locate him.

Family and police hold concerns for his welfare.

Joshua is described as being of Caucasian appearance, 182cm tall with a medium build, and “scruffy” light brown hair, with a left eyebrow piecing and a right lobe piecing. He also has a tattoo on his right arm. When last seen, Joshua was wearing a blue and white flannelette shirt and dark-coloured jeans.

He is not familiar with the Oak Flats area but is known to usually frequent the Sanctuary Point and Vincentia areas.

Anyone with information about Joshua’s whereabouts is urged to contact Oak Flats 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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