Renewed appeal to locate missing Mittagong woman, NSW

Police are renewing their appeal for assistance from members of the public to locate a missing 52-year-old Mittagong woman. , NSW Police say

Kathleen Lidden’s disappearance is considered to be out of character for her and grave concerns are being held for her welfare.

She was reported missing by her family on Tuesday the 13th June 2017 after having left the family residence on foot the previous day, and not returning.

Mrs Lidden did not take any of her personal belongings with her. Strike Force Aeons has been established to investigate Mrs Lidden’s disappearance and co-ordinate efforts to locate her.

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today, police are continuing the search for Mrs Lidden. The search will involve SES volunteers, Police Aviation Support Branch and The Hume Local Area Command personnel. This search is expected to continue over the following two days.

The focus of this search is on areas of bushland near Lake Alexander and the Nattai River that have not previously been able to be accessed by foot in previous search operations. These areas are considered to have a low probability of attendance by Mrs Lidden, however are still within the overall search ground area.

Mrs Lidden is described as being 162cm tall, thin build and with short brown hair. At the time she was last seen, Mrs Lidden was , wearing a yellow/cream coloured fleece jumper, thick grey tracksuit pants, white joggers, white scarf, and carrying a dark brown/black backpack.

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Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers.

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