Lachlan Cairns was reported missing after his red Holden Colorado
utility was discovered bogged in a State Forest plantation on Dirty
Creek Road, Dirty Creek on June 24, 2019.
An extensive search operation was carried out with the assistance of
officers from Coffs/Clarence Police District, PolAir and SES
volunteers, however Mr Cairns remains missing. There are concerns
for his welfare.
Anyone with information which may assist in locating the whereabouts
of Lachlan is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Below - audio and video links from Lachlan's
daughter Honey -
POLICE have renewed their appeal for public information to help find
a man believed to have gone missing in a State Forest plantation
between Coffs Harbour and Grafton last week.
Lachlan Cairns, 46, was reported missing last Friday after his red
Holden Colorado utility was discovered bogged in a State Forest
plantation on Dirty Creek Road, Dirty Creek, three days earlier.
An extensive search operation was carried out over the weekend, with
the assistance of officers from Coffs/Clarence Police District,
PolAir and SES volunteers, however Mr Cairns remains missing.
Mr Cairns' daughter Honey
addressed media in Coffs Harbour this afternoon to plea
for help in finding her father, as search efforts continue in the
"If anyone sees anything or knows where he could be, please let the
police know," Ms Cairns said.
"We just want to help him come home."
Coffs/Clarence Police District duty officer, Detective Chief
Inspector Peter Hayes, said any piece of information could help to
"We hold grave concerns for his welfare, this bushland is dense and
the temperatures drop once the sun goes down. Anyone who might know
where Lachlan may be, please give police a call," Det Chief Insp
Lachlan Cairns i described as being of Caucasian appearance, between
175-180cm tall, with a medium build, brown hair and freckles on his
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to contact
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact
Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.
Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded
not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.