Police appeal to locate man missing from Morisset

Please Note: An image of the missing man will be posted to the NSW Police Force social media sites

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing in the state’s Lake Macquarie region.

Patrick Murphy, age 58, was last seen on Oakliegh Way, Morisset, about 6.00am yesterday (Monday 21 February 2022).

When he could not be located, officers attached to Lake Macquarie Police District were notified and commenced inquiries to locate him.

Family and police hold concerns for Patrick’s welfare due to him living with a condition that requires treatment.

Patrick is described as being of Caucasian appearance, with olive skin, about 180cm tall, of a medium build, long grey/brown hair, a beard and tattoos.

Police have been told he may be wearing a blue hoodie, light coloured shorts and may be wearing a bandana.

Patrick is believed to still be in the Lismore or Morisset areas and anyone who sees him or has information about his whereabouts is urged to contact local 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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