Man, 70, found “safe and well” after going missing in Surfers Paradise

UPDATE at 7:00 PM | A 70-YEAR-OLD man reported missing from Surfers Paradise has been found.

The man was last seen on Birt Street on Friday night after leaving a hotel in the tourist precinct around 10pm.

Police had concerns for his welfare as he suffers from a medical condition and issued a missing person alert.


Thankfully, police released a statement shortly after 6.30pm on Saturday, confirming the 70-year-old had been found “safe and well”.

They thanked the public for their assistance.


Since graduating from University in 2003, Rachel has worked in radio in a variety of roles including announcer, journalist and copywriter. The crazy world of radio has taken her from her hometown of Toowoomba to Wollongong, Sydney, Brisbane and finally the Gold Coast when in 2009 she started writing and presenting news with Hot Tomato and “In 2014 I took a step back from full-time duties to become a stay at home mum and now cover the weekend news and whatever else may be needed from time to time. I keep my ‘presenting voice’ active during the week when reading children’s books and attempting to do various accents (to little success).”

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