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Search under way for man missing at Albany’s The Gap

Staff ReportersAlbany Advertiser
VideoRoads to The Gap in Albany have been closed off as police search for a missing man in the area. Footage: Jessica Cuthbert.

Police and members of Albany Volunteer Marine Rescue are searching for a man who went missing at The Gap lookout in Albany’s Torndirrup National Park.

The family of the 66-year-old man called police about 5.00am this morning with concerns for his welfare.

The man is described as fair-skinned with a medium build, is about 188cm tall and has balding grey hair. He was last seen wearing shorts, a striped shirt and possibly thongs.

It is believed he was driving a white BMW, and may have been in the vicinity of The Gap about midnight.

A search began when his vehicle was located at the lookout.

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Anyone who saw the man or his vehicle near The Gap last night or this morning, or has any information regarding his whereabouts, is asked to call Police on 131 444.

Local rangers are assisting with road closures and motorists are advised to remain away from the area.

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