A search will continue today for a man missing from Lake Macquarie since last week.
Patrick Thaidy, aged 60, was last seen at his home on Delasala Drive in Macquarie Hills about 12am on Sunday 6 December.
Family members reported him missing to police later that day and officers from Lake Macquarie Police District started inquiries into his whereabouts.
Officers from Lake Macquarie Police District will this morning (Saturday 12 December) search bushland in Macquarie Hills, with assistance from Police Rescue, the Dog Unit, Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service and the NSW SES.
Police and family members hold grave concerns for Mr Thaidy’s welfare due to medical conditions and he’s never gone missing this long.
He is described as being of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance, about 175cm tall, with a medium build, short black hair, scruffy facial hair and brown eyes.
He is not currently wearing his dentures.
He was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, light-grey tracksuit pants tucked into black socks, and white slides.
Anyone who may have seen Mr Thaidy or knows his whereabouts is urged to contact police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Information is treated in strict confidence.
The public is also reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.