Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Search underway for missing 73-year-old

A large-scale search is underway for a woman missing from a campground on the state’s north coast.

Annemarie Jeffery, aged 73, was last seen at the campground in Lake Arragan, just north of Brooms Head, about 9am on Tuesday.

Serious concerns are held for her welfare as she failed to return to her campsite and her family has not been able to locate her.

Officers from Coffs Clarence Police District – along with the SES, National Parks and Wildlife (NPWS), and the Westpac helicopter – are conducting a large search of the area, including surrounding bushland.

Annemarie is described as being of Caucasian appearance, with a slim build and grey hair. She was wearing a red and pink top, woollen leggings, red shoes, and a beanie.

Anyone who sees her is urged to contact police.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.

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