POLICE APPEAL TO LOCATE MAN MISSING FROM SOUTH WEST ROCKS

Police hold concerns for a paraplegic man who went missing from the state’s Mid North Coast yesterday.

Darren Smith was last seen leaving a home on Ocean Street, South West Rocks, in a white Nissan Navara utility about 2:30pm, but he never returned.

His family notified police who have commenced extensive inquiries into his whereabouts, they’ve been told he uses a walking stick.

The 54-year-old is described as being of Caucasian appearance, between 180cm and 185cm tall, of a medium build, with brown hair, a beard and a moustache.

He was last seen wearing a black t-shirt and grey shorts, driving a white 2016 Nissan Navara utility with NSW registration plates DPE 23P.

Anyone who may have seen Darren or his vehicle, or that may know of his whereabouts is urged to contact police immediately.