Police appeals for help to locate person – Dirty Creek, north of Coffs Harbour

A search operation is underway for a man missing on the north coast.

About 4.20pm today (Friday 12 July 2019), a search operation commenced after the vehicle of Lachlan Cairns, aged 46, was discovered bogged in a State Forest plantation on Dirty Creek Road, Dirty Creek.

The vehicle, a red Holden Colorado utility, was discovered three days ago and today Mr Cairns was reported missing to officers from Coffs/Clarence Police District.

A search operation is currently underway in the area, involving police and SES.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to contact police immediately.

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.

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