Arnold James King was last seen by his grandson driving his vehicle in
Ravensthorpe and has not been seen since. An investigation of his personal
circumstances suggest that he was in considerable financial debt and had
also been suffering from depression for some time. Despite extensive
inquiries by police his whereabouts are unknown.
If you have information that may assist police to locate Arnold please call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Carers reported the elderly man missing on Thursday after
attending the 84-year-old's Spencer Street home for a regular
Police are also investigating the recent sighting of a man matching Mr King's description about 15km out of town.
The missing man is frail, has trouble walking, has white, balding hair and wears glasses. He was last seen wearing navy blue pants and shirt.
Today, 16 State Emergency Services personnel will comb bushland in the area for any sign of the retiree.
Police hold concerns for his welfare.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
The search for an 84-year-old Ravensthorpe man missing since last Monday has been called off.
Extensive searches began for Arnold James King last week after carers went to check on him on Thursday and found he was not at his home.
On Friday an air and ground search was conducted but no sign of Mr King was found.
On the weekend police and SES volunteers searched an area about 15km from Ravensthorpe after an unconfirmed sighting of Mr King by a truck driver.
Late on Saturday, a bushwalker found a pair of glasses, believed to be Mr King's, while walking a dog on a track behind the Ravensthorpe hospital.
Mr King was last seen wearing blue work pants and top.
Police are concerned for the welfare of Mr King because of his lack of contact with family and friends.
He is described as fair skinned with a medium build, and white/grey balding hair. He has difficulty walking.Anyone with information about Mr King's whereabouts is urged to call police on 131 444.