Missing Elderly Male
Late yesterday afternoon the
alarm was raised when an 80 year old Foxton Beach man
failed to return home after going out for a walk with his
The local Police, Search and Rescue, and Fire Service
have searched the area and will recommence at 7 o'clock
Police are asking if the public could ring
should they see an elderly Caucasian male wearing brown
corduroy pants, a black checked shirt, black shoes and
black cap. He is 5'7" with long grey hair, and often
carries his small white dog on a lead.
serious concerns for this male as he is known to have a
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Scoop Business: Auckland Convention Centre Cost Jumps By A Fifth
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