Gordon John ANDREWS

 

 

Circumstances:

Gordon Andrews was admitted to the Culburra Retirement Village on Monday 10 December 2012 and went missing from this facility on Wednesday 12 December 2012 about 3.00pm.
Gordon suffers from short term memory loss and had been displaying the early signs of Alzheimers.
He is described as being 173cm, grey to white hair, wearing a dark blue T-shirt, blue shorts and runners.
He has been known to wander off in the past and has been located in Goulburn and Bankstown areas.
If you have information that may assist police to locate Gordon please call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

 

Have you seen Gordon Andrews?

NSW Police are appealing for public assistance, as part of ‪#‎MissingPersonsWeek‬, to locate now 80-year-old Gordon Andrews.

Mr Andrews was last seen at a retirement home on Culburra Road, Culburra about 3pm on Wednesday 12 December 2012.

He was discovered missing after staff went to check on him when he failed to attend dinner.

Police from Shoalhaven LAC - NSW Police Force, the NSW Rural Fire Service, NSW SES and NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service conducted searches of nearby bushland in the days following his disappearance without success.

He was last seen near the local sewage treatment works around 4pm the day he went missing.

There are grave concerns for Mr Andrews’ welfare as he is easily disorientated.

It was thought he might have tried to make his way to an address on Jerrara Road at Bungonia but that did not eventuate.

The Mr Andrews is described as being of Caucasian appearance, 173cm tall with grey/white hair and was last seen wearing a dark blue t-shirt, blue shorts and runners.

Anyone with information about Gordon Andrews’ whereabouts is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Missing man’s bank account accessed

 

GOULBURN Police have released more details about Gordon Andrews who went missing from Culburra Beach Retirement Village in December.

 

Inspector John Sheehan revealed on Monday that Mr Andrews’ bank account had been accessed after his disappearance.

He said his bank account was accessed from Culburra Beach and from Sydney airport.

Police are continuing to appeal for assistance regarding the 79-year-old, former Bungonia man’s whereabouts.

He was reported missing from a retirement village at Culburra Beach after failing to return to the village on the evening of December 12.

He is described as being 175cm, grey to white hair, wearing a dark blue T-shirt, blue shorts and runners.

Nowra Police said they are concerned for his welfare and encourage anyone with information about Mr Andrews to phone Nowra Police on 4421 9699 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

 

Have you seen missing Culburra Beach man Gordon Andrews?

POLICE are renewing their appeal for public assistance to find an elderly Culburra Beach man, , as part of Missing Persons Week.

Gordon Andrews, now aged 81, left his retirement village on Culburra Road, Culburra Beach, about 3pm on Wednesday, December 12 2012 without notifying anyone.

He was reported missing by staff at dinner time when he couldn’t be found.

He was last seen near the local sewage treatment works around 4pm the day he went missing.

Police from Shoalhaven Local Area Command, assisted by PolAir, the Rural Fire Service, State Emergency Service and National Parks and Wildlife Service conducted extensive searches of nearby bushland in the days after his disappearance but found no trace.

There are grave concerns for Mr Andrews’ welfare as he is displaying some signs that may be consistent with Alzheimer’s. 

It was thought he might have tried to make his way to an address on Jerrara Road at Bungonia.

Mr Andrews is described as being of Caucasian appearance, 173cm tall with grey/white hair and was last seen wearing a dark blue T-shirt, blue shorts and runners.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Gordon Andrews is urged to call Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crimestoppers online reporting page:https://www1.police.nsw.gov.au/. 

Missing Persons Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of the issues and impacts surrounding missing persons and runs between August 3 and August 9. 

In 2014, the National Missing Persons Coordination Centre partnered with Alzheimer's Australia for the theme ‘Dementia and Missing Persons... Learn how to prevent these words appearing in the same sentence’. 

In 2013, 11,803 people were reported missing in NSW and 36 people remain missing.

An average of 227 missing person reports are made each week, equating to an average of 32 missing person reports each day. Of those 60 per cent are under 18 and 10 per cent are over 60 years of age.

There are 684 long-term missing persons (missing for more than 12 months), however, 431 of those cases have been finalised at the Coroners Court.