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Appeal to locate elderly man missing from Lake Macquarie


Hunter police are appealing for public assistance to locate an elderly man missing from the Lake Macquarie area.

Seventy-two-year-old John Davidson was last seen at a home on Tennent Road, Mount Hutton, about 9am on Monday 7 November.

When he could not be located, officers attached to Lake Macquarie Police District were notified and began inquiries into his whereabouts.

Police and family hold serious concerns for his welfare as he lives with dementia.

Mr Davidson is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 175cm tall, with medium build and grey hair.

He may have been wearing jeans and white joggers.

Mr Davidson is known to go on regular walks in the Mount Hutton, Charlestown and Gateshead areas.

Anyone with information into his whereabouts is urged to contact Lake Macquarie police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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