New South Wales

Missing person – Clarence Town

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a woman missing from Clarence Town.

About 3.30pm (Wednesday 7 February 2018), Leanne Whitby, 31, was last seen by relatives at a home in Clarence Town. She left the home travelling in a silver Mazda NSW registration number CI97WF to a medical appointment in Clarence Town.

Shortly after 4pm (Thursday 8 February 2018) Ms Whitby sent a text message to a relative saying she was trying to sell her car.

Police and family have serious concerns for her welfare, as they have not seen or heard from her since.

Ms Whitby is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 165cm tall, of solid build, with brown eyes and blonde hair.

She is known to frequent the Newcastle area.

Anyone with information about Ms Whitby’s whereabouts should call Raymond Terrace Police Station on (02) 4983 7415 or Crime Stoppers.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/

Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via social media pages.

Source: NSW Police