Police searching for woman believed to be injured in Seaford incident

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a woman after an incident yesterday in Seaford where it is believed she may have sustained serious injuries.

The woman, believed to be 48-year-old Kaylene Touwslager, was allegedly struck by a vehicle on Corona Parade about 4.50pm following an altercation with a man.

It is believed the pair are known to each other.

The male driver stopped, and with the assistance of an unknown passer-by, helped an unconscious Kaylene into his car.

Police have been told Kaylene was then dropped off at an address on York Street, Bonbeach however did not go inside the address and has not been seen since.

Investigators hold concerns for Kaylene’s welfare as they believe she may have been seriously injured when she was struck by the car.

Police have contacted 13 hospitals from Melbourne’s CBD through to Wagga Wagga in NSW in an effort to locate Kaylene.

Police have spoken to Kaylene’s family and checked a number of locations where she is known to frequent however have not been able to locate her at this stage.

A 74-year-old man was arrested in NSW in relation to the incident and is currently assisting police with their enquiries.

Detectives from the Frankston Crime Investigation have released an image of Kaylene in the hopes that someone may recognise her and help police to locate her.

They are also looking to speak to the good Samaritan who stopped to assist Kaylene after she was struck by the car in Seaford. The man is described as being aged in his late 50s to early 60s and was driving a grey Skoda.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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