Renewed Appeal To Locate Man Missing From Grafton Area

Police are renewing an appeal for public assistance to locate a man reported missing from the Grafton area.

Leslie Keating, aged 63, was last seen at a property on Ramornie Station Road, Ramornie, about 25km north-west of Grafton, about 2.30pm on Friday 20 October 2023.

Unable to be located or contacted since, Leslie was reported missing to officers attached to Coffs/Clarence Police District on Sunday 12 November 2023, who commenced inquiries into his whereabouts.

Since this time, police have been conducting inquiries into his whereabouts and are continuing to investigate several lines of inquiry into what happened to Leslie.

One of those lines is the possibility that he may have been struck by a vehicle.

Investigators have conducted multiple co-ordinated land searches on and around the Ramornie property with the assistance of SES; however, have not located Leslie or information relating to his disappearance.

Serious concerns are held for Leslie’s welfare.

Leslie is described as being of Caucasian appearance, 160-170cm tall, of thin build, with scruffy brown hair, brown eyes, and a beard.

He was last seen wearing a dark blue flannelette, with camouflage pyjama trousers and black boots.

Police are appealing to anyone who may have seen Leslie in the vicinity of Ramornie Station Road or the Gwydir Highway around 2.30pm on Friday 20 October 2023.

Anyone with information in relation to Leslie’s whereabouts is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

/Public Release. View in full here.