Melcom Arthur CROSS

 

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NSW Police are appealing for information, as part of Missing Persons Week, to help locate a man who went missing from Sydney 30 years.

 

Melcom Arthur Cross, then aged 40, was last seen on 3 August 1988 driving a taxi in Woolloomooloo having just completed a fare from Cheltenham.

 

The taxi was found abandoned on McElhone Street, Woolloomooloo.

 

Police from Kings Cross Police Area Command were contacted by a family member and launched an investigation.

 

Inquiries revealed a credit card issued to Mr Cross was used shortly after his disappearance in and around Adelaide, South Australia, however, he has not made any contact with family or friends.

 

Strike Force Grovenor has since been established to investigate his disappearance.

 

At the time Mr Cross went missing, he was known to be an avid golfer and sports fan. He was involved in a number of sporting clubs in New South Wales and may have ties to those communities.

 

He was a Defence Force employee from 1964 until his discharge in 1968.

 

Mr Cross is described as being of Caucasian appearance, 172cm tall, medium build, with black hair and brown eyes. He may have a spinal ailment and subsequent hunched posture.

 

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

 

Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.

 

NSW Police Facebook June 8th 2019

 

NSW Police are re-appealing for information to help locate a man who went missing from Sydney 30 years ago.

Melcom Arthur Cross, then aged 40, was last seen on 3 August 1988 driving a taxi in Woolloomooloo having just completed a fare from Cheltenham.

The taxi was found abandoned on McElhone Street, Woolloomooloo.

Police from Kings Cross Police Area Command were contacted by a family member and launched an investigation.

Inquiries revealed a credit card issued to Mr Cross was used shortly after his disappearance in and around Adelaide, South Australia, however he has not made any contact with family or friends.

Inquiries by Kings Cross detectives under Strike Force Grovenor are continuing into his disappearance.

At the time Mr Cross went missing, he was known to be an avid golfer and sports fan. He was involved in several sporting clubs in NSW and may have ties to those communities.

Mr Cross is described as being of Caucasian appearance, 172cm tall with a medium build, black hair and brown eyes. He may also have a hunched posture.

Anyone with information about Mr Cross’ whereabouts 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.