Saturday, June 25, 2022

Search for man, 94, continues after mobility scooter found at river’s edge

A search for a 94-year-old man missing near the NSW/Victoria border is continuing today.

Joseph McCrann (pictured) was reported missing to Victoria Police after he was last seen in Mildura on Sunday, June 19th.

Following inquires, a mobility scooter was found at the edge of the Murray River near a walking track on Hugh King Drive, Mildura, about 2.20pm on Monday.

Officers from Barrier Police District, who were assisting Victoria Police in the search for Joseph, extended the search for Joseph to include areas around the Murray River in NSW on Monday.

That search is continuing today and will include local NSW Police officers, Victorian Police officers and divers, and the SES.

Serious concerns are held form Joseph’s welfare, due to his age, Police said in a statement.

Joseph is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 150cm to 180cm tall, of medium build with grey hair.

Anyone with information on Joseph’s whereabouts is urged to come forward and contact Mildura Police Station on (03) 5108 5300, Dareton Police Station on (03) 5027 7599, or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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