Police continue to search for Selman Mala 24 years after his disappearance

Detectives from Wyndham Crime Investigation Unit are continuing to investigate the disappearance of missing Hoppers Crossing man Selman (Sam) Mala.

The 37-year-old was last seen by family members on 28 June, 2000 at his Westmeadows Lane address.

Sam was picked up by a vehicle, believed to be a 1978 – 1982 Ford Fairlane, by two unknown males and two unknown females.

He packed some belongings and told family he was heading to Adelaide, in a bid to avoid an upcoming court appearance.

Sam has not been heard of or seen since that day and there are no known possible sightings.

Family members reported Sam missing in 2004. Originally believing he had moved to Adelaide, they grew increasingly concerned after a number of years with no contact.

Sam is described as being 178cm tall with a thin build, short brown hair and green eyes.

Since 2004, Victoria Police has made a numerous appeals for information in relation to Sam’s disappearance, however he is yet to be located.

Detectives are encouraging anyone with information on Sam’s whereabouts, or anyone who knew who he was associating with in June 2000, to contact police.

Police have re-released an image of Sam, in the hope someone may recognise him and provide information on his whereabouts or in relation to his disappearance.

Anyone with information on his disappearance is urged to contact triple zero (000) immediately.

Anyone with information on his current whereabouts is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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