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Police are asking the public for help finding two people reported missing on the Northern Rivers.
One of the cases is a woman who has been missing for more than a month.
Tweed-Byron officers say family of 62-year old Deborah Anne Cox haven’t seen her since mid-June in Pottsville and are worried.
Ms Cox is reportedly about 170 – 175cm tall with a slim build and short grey hair.

Police say 62-yr-old Deborah Anne Cox hasn’t been seen mid-June in Pottsville.

Meanwhile, 59-year-old David Matthew Copley hasn’t been seen Saturday, 31 July at Tweed Heads but wasn’t reported missing until Monday, 2 August.
Mr Copley is about 160 – 165cm tall with solid build and brown hair.

59-yr-old David Matthew Copley hasn’t been seen Saturday 31 July at Tweed Heads.

Anyone with information about either missing person can call Tweed Heads Police Station on 07 55069499 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, stating case number E84708288 for Ms Cox and E82675242 for Mr Copley.

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