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A man missing from the Colo Heights area north of Sydney for three years could be on the far north coast or may have met with foul play.

Police yesterday renewed their appeal  to find 35-year-old Quinn Martin, who was last seen by his partner and two of his five children while he was working at the rear of a property on Putty Road at Colo Heights, late at night on Friday, 7 December 2012.

He failed to return to the farm house and has not been seen since.

Police say Mr Martin’ disappearance is out of character and that there is a possibility he may have met with foul play.

Officers from the Hawkesbury Local Area Command have been searching for the man since his disappearance but unable to locate him.

Strike Force Vowel was established to continue the search and investigation into his disappearance.

Yesterday, Mr Martin’s partner Jana joined the strike-force detectives to re-appeal for public help to find him.

Police say Mr Martin was well-known in the South Windsor area, having lived there for 15 years and it is likely someone in the area may have seen him since his disappearance.

Police believe he could have travelled to a number of areas, including the Far North Coast of NSW, Coffs Harbour, Corindi, Grafton, Maroochydore, or Hervey Bay.

He is described as of Caucasian appearance with sort blond hair and blue eyes, around 180-190cm tall and with a solid build.

He was last seen wearing light-grey cargo shorts, work boots and a flannelette shirt.

Police are urging anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/

(Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. People they should not report crime information via the police Facebook and Twitter pages.)

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