Gold Coast detectives are co-ordinating an extensive investigation to locate 61-year-old Wendy Sleeman (pictured), who went missing from Elanora yesterday (January 24).
Police were called to an Ironbark Street residence to reports of a break and enter at approximately 3pm.
Upon arrival, emergency services located blood in the property and a door mat on fire.
The small fire was extinguished and the property thoroughly searched, but no persons were located.
A crime scene was declared at the address and Operation Victor Arum established to investigate the circumstances of the incident.
Due to the nature of the scene, police and family hold serious concerns for the wellbeing of Wendy.
Police believe she may be in the company of her son, 30-year-old Slade Murdok (pictured), in a blue Honda Jazz (pictured) bearing Queensland registration 952AT4.
Detectives are co-ordinating an extensive search utilising police, POLAIR and investigative technologies.
Wendy is described as Caucasian in appearance, approximately 153cm tall with a heavy build and short brown hair.
Slade is described as Caucasian in appearance, approximately 180cm tall with a proportionate build and dark brown hair.
Police urge anyone who may see Slade to not approach him, and immediately call Triple Zero (000).
Anyone with information in relation to either of their whereabouts is urged to immediately contact police.
If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic and family violence, you should report it to police.
Support and counselling is available from the following agencies:
More information is also available from the Queensland Government Domestic and Family Violence portal.