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Screen grab from a CCTV recording of Canadian national Natalie Perkins leaving a doctor’s appointment in Byron Bay on Monday, February 15. Image NSW Police Media

Police have released CCTV footage in an effort to find out if members of the public remembers seeing a Canadian woman who went missing from Byron Bay two weeks ago.

The image of  Natalie Perkins, 36 (pictured right), was recorded as she was leaving a doctor’s appointment on Fletcher Street, Byron Bay, about 4.10pm on Monday, February 15.

She has not been seen since.

The Canadian national is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 170-175cm tall, with a medium build, with long blonde hair and blue eyes.

She was last seen wearing a blue, white and pink striped shirt, denim shorts, thongs, prescription glasses with black rims and carrying a grey coloured backpack.

An image of Natalie Perkins released by police at the time of her disappearance from Byron Bay on February 15, 2016.
An image of Natalie Perkins released by police at the time of her disappearance from Byron Bay on February 15, 2016.

Police are concerned for Natalie’s welfare as she suffers from a medical condition that requires medication and her disappearance is out of character.

Inquiries have revealed that she has not accessed her bank account or used her phone since the time she went missing.

If anyone sights Natalie, they are urged to call Byron Bay Police on (02) 6685 9499, or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page.


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  1. The 2 photos are vastly different, One is a blond woman and the other a dark haired woman with glasses.
    Which one are we looking for?

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