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police are appealing for information on Jedidiah Saunders pictured above. Photo supplied.
Police are appealing for information on Jedidiah Saunders pictured above. Photo supplied.

Updated Saturday May 20, 9.30am: Missing man Jed Saunders has been found, Richmond Area Police have reported.

Mr Saunders was reported missing after he failed to return to an address on Lancaster Place, South Evans Head, on Thursday May 18.

Police reported him safe and well at around 9.30 on Saturday, May 20.

Original report: Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing from the far north coast.

Jedidiah Saunders, also known as Jed, aged 31, was reported missing after he failed to return to an address on Lancaster Place, South Evans Head, on Thursday 18 May 2017.

He has not been heard from since and his family and police hold serious concerns for his welfare.

Officers from richmond local area command have conducted an extensive search of the area; however, there has been no sign of him.

Jed is described as being of caucasian appearance, of thin build, about 180cm tall, with brown hair and brown eyes.

He may be driving a white 1982-model Volvo sedan with an unknown registration.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts, or that sights Jed, is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page. Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.


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