13 October 2022

Police searching for man believed to be missing in floodwaters

| Chris Roe
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Police are searching for 63-year-old Phillip Alvaro. Photo: NSW Police.

Police have resumed a search for a man believed to be missing in floodwaters in the state’s west.

63-year-old Phillip Alvaro was last seen on a rural property on Lachlan Valley Way, Hillston, about 12 pm on Tuesday (11 October), when he told a friend he would return shortly.

When he did not return several hours later, police were notified and commenced a search operation at the property.

The coordinated search involves officers from Murrumbidgee Police District, PolAir, Police Rescue, NSW SES, and NSW Ambulance.

The search continued yesterday with no find, and resumed again this morning (Thursday 13 October), focusing on the property and the Lachlan River.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or go to their website.

Original Article published by Chris Roe on Region Riverina.

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