UPDATE @ 7.00PM: A man reported missing from Robina, sparking a major search, has been found safe and well.
Police have thanked everyone for their assistance.
NOTE: Details and images identifying the man have since been removed from this article.
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EARLIER @ 6.00PM: A major search is underway this evening for an elderly man reported missing in Robina.
The 78-year-old was last seen leaving Robina Hospital around 11am.
Officers are scouring the area on the ground while POLAIR is also assisting in the search.
Hewas believed to be wearing a striped shirt and black pants and may have had a walking frame.
It’s understood he suffers a medical condition and Police and family hold serious concerns for his welfare.
Residents are urged to check their properties, yards and sheds.
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