Birkdale Man Missing:
North Shore Police convey there are
increasing fears for the safety of a Birkdale resident, who
hasn’t been seen since early Thursday afternoon 22
Arthur Eddie COOPER, age 62 years was last
seen by family members at his home address in Birkdale at
1.30pm. He went outside to his vehicle to retrieve some
items and did not return. The disappearance is out of
character for Mr. COOPER.
His family and Police are
concerned for his safety and well being. Police state that
there is no evidence at this stage of foul play. A ground
search of the surrounding area has been carried by Police
Search and Rescue staff. Other enquiries are continuing. An
aerial search has been carried by Eagle over the past two
Mr. COOPER is a European male aged 62 years. He’s
178 cms (5'10") tall, thin build. He was wearing a Navy blue
button up collared shirt with short sleeves, Blue jeans, a
faded blue sun hat, sneakers and possibly a black
Police urge anyone sighting Arthur Eddie
COOPER or anyone who has information about his whereabouts
to contact North Shore Police on Ph: 09 477 5000: or call
Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.
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