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Casino man found after multi-agency search

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A missing Casino man has been found by the combined efforts of the Police Rescue Squad, Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter, and NSW Ambulance.

Shortly after 4am yesterday (Wednesday October 10), officers from Richmond Police District were notified an 84-year-old man was missing at a property on Bailey Road, Rappville, about 35km south of Casino.

Police have been told the man came off his quadbike while working on the property, however, family members were unable to find him.

A search was conducted with the assistance of the Police Rescue Squad, Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter, and NSW Ambulance.

Just before 8am, the man was located by police and family members.

He was treated by paramedics at the scene for minor injuries, before being airlifted to the Lismore Base Hospital.


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