Police searching for missing 46 year-old man
Wednesday, 8 January 2014 - 3:39pm
Police have concerns for the
safety and well-being of 46 year-old Andrey Melnikov
Mr Melnikov has been reported missing
and was last seen on Saturday 5 January, 2014.
He is a
Caucasian male, about 182cm tall and of a muscular build. Mr
Melnikov is from Uzbekistan.
He usually resides in
Newmarket but may be in the Waitakere Ranges area, and has
previously walked from his Newmarket home to Huia.
have information about Mr Melnikov's whereabouts please call
Police immediately on 111.
Information can also be
provided anonymously to the organisation Crimestoppers on
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