Missing Old Guildford man located safe in the Hunter

Located: Julian Attard.

Located: Julian Attard.


A man reported missing from Old Guildford has been located safe and well in the state's Hunter region.

The 87-year-old man was reported missing to officers from Fairfield City Police Area Command when he went missing from his home on Saturday.

Following inquiries, and a public appeal, a member of the public located the man in his car on Weakleys Drive, Beresfield, about 11pm yesterday and stayed with him until police arrived.

He was taken to Maitland Hospital for observation, where he will be reunited with his family.

Police would like to thank the community and media for their assistance.


Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing in Old Guildford.

Julian Attard, aged 87, was last seen by his family at a home on Morven Street, about 1pm on Saturday, September 12.

His family contacted police after he was unable to be located at the house, and they have concerns for his welfare.

Mr Attard may be travelling towards the Gosford area in a 2003 silver Mazda Tribute with NSW registration BP B9 3E.

Officers from Fairfield City Police Area Command are conducting inquiries and are appealing for public assistance to locate him.

Mr Attard is described as being of Caucasian appearance, 150cm to 155cm tall, thin build with grey hair and hazel eyes. He was last seen wearing blue tracksuit jumper and black pants.

Anyone who sees him or the vehicle, or believes they know his whereabouts, is urged to contact police.