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Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing in the state’s Northern Rivers region.

Michael McCaffery, aged 61, was reported missing to officers from Richmond Police District on Tuesday (14 February 2023), after he couldn’t be located or contacted by family.

Investigators have been told he was last seen by family in Whian Whian on Sunday (12 February 2023).

Police and family hold concern for his welfare.

Michael is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 175cm tall, of medium build, with brown hair and blue eyes.

He is known to frequent the areas of Dunoon, Federal, Whian Whian, Mullumbimby, Byron Bay and Lismore.

Anyone that may have information into Michael’s whereabouts is urged to contact Lismore Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.


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