Police are appealing for help to find a man with Asperger's syndrome missing from Lake Macquarie.
Jade Maybury, aged 25, was last seen leaving a house on Bridge Street, Morisset, about 9am Wednesday.
Police were notified about 5.30pm and Lake Macquarie police commenced an investigation into Jade's whereabouts. There are serious concerns for the welfare of Jade, who lives with Asperger's syndrome and another medical condition.
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A search of the surrounding area was conducted, with assistance from specialist police including PolAir, the Dog Unit, Police Rescue and State Emergency Service (SES), but he is yet to be found.
Jade is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 160cm tall, of medium build, with red/ginger hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a light-coloured t-shirt with faded writing on the front.
As the search continues, anyone who sees Jade or has information about his whereabouts is urged to contact Lake Macquarie Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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.
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