NSW Police Force appeal to locate missing Kurrajong man

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing from Sydney's north west.

Karl Matthews, aged 38, left his home on Blaxlands Ridge Road, Kurrajong, just after 10pm on Friday July 24, 2020.

Karl Matthews. Picture: NSW Police Force

Karl Matthews. Picture: NSW Police Force

When he failed to return home, officers from Hawkesbury Police Area Command were notified and despite a search of the area, he could not be located.

Police and family have concerns for Karl's welfare as it is out of character.

His vehicle, a white Toyota Prado NSW registration plates BVH 28M has since been located nearby on Contour Way, North Richmond. Anyone who has seen this vehicle prior to Tuesday, July 28, 2020 are urged to come forward.

Karl is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 160cm to 170cm tall, of medium build, and brown short hair and a tattoo on his lower right arm with the word "Ryder".

Anyone with information about Karl's whereabouts is urged to contact Hawkesbury Police Area Command on 02 4587 4099 or Crime Stoppers on 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.