Police Appeal To Locate Man Missing From Copeton

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing from the state’s north.

Leslie Grant, aged 80, was last seen on the Howell Side of Copeton Dam about 5.30pm yesterday (Saturday 2 March 2024).

When he failed to return and could not be located or contacted, officers from New England Police District were notified and commenced inquiries into his whereabouts.

Concerns are held for Leslie’s welfare due to him living with medical issues for which he requires treatment.

Leslie is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 165cm tall, thin build and short grey hair.

He is believed to be wearing shorts and a t-shirt.

He may be travelling in a white Mitsubishi Magna bearing NSW registration BU40YO.

Anyone who may have seen Leslie or has information on his whereabouts is urged to contact Inverell Police Station on 02 6722 0599 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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