Police appeal to locate woman missing from Bourke, believed to be interstate

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a woman missing from the state’s west, who may be travelling interstate.

Laine Peter, aged 33, was last seen at an address in Kempsey on Sunday 21 August 2022.

When she could not be contacted by family and friends and failed to return to Bourke, officers from Central North Police District were notified on Wednesday (21 September 2022) and immediately commenced inquiries to locate her.

Family and police hold concerns for Laine’s welfare.

She is described as being of Pacific Islander/Maori appearance, between 180cm to 185cm tall, of medium build, with brown hair and brown eyes.

It’s believed Laine may have travelled to either Victoria or Queensland and may be driving a 2018 white Kia station wagon with NSW registration CZ 50 BU.

Anyone who may have seen Laine or who may know of her whereabouts is urged to contact police.

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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