Police appeal to locate missing man at Port Macquarie

PLEASE NOTE: An image of the missing man will be posted to the NSW Police Force social media pages.

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing from the state’s north coast.

Peter Richards, aged 71, was last seen leaving a home on Diamond Head Road, Dunbogan – about 30km south of Port Macquarie – last Sunday 16 January 2022.

It is believed Peter left Dunbogan to travel to Victoria in a gold Hyundai Elantra with NSW registration plates – DDD 41F.

Officers attached to Mid North Coast Police District were notified of his disappearance yesterday (Friday 21 January 2022) after he was unable to be contacted.

Family and police hold concerns for his welfare due to a medical condition.

Peter is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 165-175cm tall, of solid build, with blue/grey eyes, grey hair and a beard.

He is known to frequent the Wauchope area.

Anyone with information about Peter’s whereabouts is urged to contact Port Macquarie Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about Peter’s whereabouts 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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