Re-appeal to locate missing man at Blue Mountains

Police are re-appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing from the Blue Mountains.

Samuel Segal, aged 29, was last seen in the Lithgow area on Friday 14 January 2022.

He has since been seen on CCTV footage in the Glenbrook area on Saturday 15 January 2022.

He was reported missing to police on Sunday 23 January 2022 with officers from the Blue Mountains Police Area Command commencing an investigation into his whereabouts.

Police and family hold concerns for his welfare as he has not been seen or heard from since.

Following investigations, Samuel’s vehicle – a grey 2021 Toyota Hilux utility with NSW registration plates EQR26X – was located in the Glenbrook National Park on Tuesday 25 January 2022.

Inquiries suggest the Hilux has been parked at the location since Saturday 15 January 2022.

Samuel is described as being of Caucasian appearance, between 170cm and 180cm tall, of slim build with brown hair and brown eyes. He has distinctive tattoos of spider webs on his elbows/knees, a mermaid on his right forearm, a skull on his right wrist and a dragon on his left forearm.

He is known to frequent the Glenbrook, Blackheath and Yellow Rock areas in the Blue Mountains.

Anyone with information about Samuel’s whereabouts, who may have seen his vehicle, or has dashcam vision from the area, is urged to contact Springwood Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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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