Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a missing man from East Maitland.
Gavin McDermott, aged 47, was last seen by his neighbour on Macrae Crescent in East Maitland on Wednesday, October 9.
Officers from Port Stephens Hunter Police District were recently notified of his absence by a relative and commenced their enquiries.
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Family and police hold serious concerns for his welfare due as they believe his behaviour is out of character.
Police are appealing for public assistance to locate Gavin who is described as being of Caucasian appearance, with a thin build, about 180 cm tall with brown eyes and brown hair.
It is believed he could be driving his white 2008 Toyota Prado diesel station wagon with NSW registration CEQ 39Y.
Anyone who sees Gavin or has information on his whereabouts is urged to contact Maitland Police Station immediately on 02 4934 0200 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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