Police appeal to locate man missing from Cudgen, near Kingscliff

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing from the state’s Far North Coast.

Mark Mercer, aged 57, was last seen at his care home on Cudgen Road, Cudgen, about 10pm yesterday (Saturday 19 June 2021).

He was reported missing to officers from Tweed Byron Police District today (Sunday 20 June 2021), who commenced an investigation into his whereabouts.

Police and family are concerned for his welfare as he suffers from a medical condition that requires frequent treatment.

Mark is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 170cm tall, of a large build, with a fair complexion, grey hair, beard and green eyes. He uses a wheelchair and walking frame for mobility, however these were left behind.

Anyone who sees Mark or knows of his whereabouts is urged to contact Tweed Heads Police Station on (07) 5506 9499 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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