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Safety fears for missing Mooroopna man

Police are concerned about the wellbeing of David Buchanan, who was last seen in Euroa last week.

July 21, 2014 3:44am

Missing Mooroopna man David Buchanan

UPDATE, 11.20am: Police are asking residents of Sheans Creek and Kelvin View, near Euroa, to check their properties for missing Mooroopna man David Buchanan.

Residents are asked to check their entire property, including storage sheds, in case Mr Buchanan has sought refuge in one.

David was last seen at the Euroa Post Office on Monday 14 July. 

Since then, police have made numerous enquires as to Mr Buchanan’s whereabouts. 
His car was located on the Euroa Strathbogie Road, Kelvin View around 2pm on Saturday. 
Officers have serious concerns for David as he requires regular medication and may have been out in the open in recent near freezing conditions. 

For more, see tomorrow's Shepparton News.


4.44am: Police hold serious concerns for missing 53-year-old Mooroopna man David Buchanan, who was last seen at Euroa Post Office last Monday.

Since then, police have made numerous inquiries as to Mr Buchanan’s whereabouts, but have been unable to find him.

His car was found about 2pm on Saturday on Euroa-Strathbogie Rd, Kelvin View, 65km from Mooroopna.

Police believe he might be in nearby bushland and have searched Sheans Creek and the surrounding area.

Officers have serious concerns for Mr Buchanan as he requires regular medication and might have been out in the open in the recent near-freezing conditions.

He is described as Caucasian in appearance, 183cm tall with balding brown hair that is starting to grey, green eyes and thin build.

He was last seen wearing a blue flannelette shirt and dark track pants.

Police have released an image of Mr Buchanan in the hope it will assist them in finding him.

Anyone who sees Mr Buchanan should phone Triple Zero (000) immediately.

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