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MP BAKKENHOVEN croppedPolice are appealing for help to locate an elderly man who has gone missing from his home at Iluka.

Eighty-eight-year-old Gerardus Bakkenhoven (pictured) was last seen outside his unit on Charles Street, Iluka, on Thursday 7 August.

He was reported missing on Saturday by concerned neighbours who had not seen him for a few days.

Gerardus is described as being of Caucasian appearance, approximately 160 to 165cm tall, with a slim build, and bald with grey hair around the side and back of his head.

Police from Coffs/Clarence Local Area Command have conducted patrols of the local township and beaches with no success.

Checks with local hospitals have also failed to locate him.

Officers hold concerns for Mr Bakkenhoven as he disappeared without his wallet, personal identification, and unit keys.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

 


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