Police seek missing person Kenneth Pereka

Police would like assistance in locating missing person Kenneth Pereka of Levin

Police are appealing to the public to help locate 73-year-old Kenneth Pereka who has been reported missing from Levin.

Kenneth was last seen at around 8pm on Monday 25 July and Police have been making a number of extensive enquiries to locate him.

Police Search and Rescue staff along with local LandSAR volunteers from around the district have been searching the area around Levin.

Kenneth may be seeking a ride to Wellington and say that he needs to go there for work.

Efforts to locate Kenneth have been unsuccessful and Police are now appealing to the public for help.

Kenneth is described as being 185cm tall, and is believed to be wearing bright yellow Translink raincoat, grey shorts, beige boots and carrying a duffel bag.

His family and Police are concerned for his welfare and want to make sure he is safe, so are asking anyone who has seen him to contact Police immediately.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is urged to call Police on 111 and quote file number 220726/1341.