UPDATE | Man missing from Gold Coast aged care home found safe and well

UPDATE | POLICE have confirmed a 72-year-old man, reported missing from Helensvale, has been found safe and well on the Gold Coast on Sunday night.

EARLIER @ 07.00am December 29 | Police are appealing for help to find a 72-year-old man missing from Helensvale.

He was last seen leaving an aged care facility on Lindfield Road around 8.30am on December 28, however has not been heard from since.


Concerns are being held for his welfare as he suffers a medical condition and may be disorientated.

The missing man is described as Caucasian, around 186cm tall with grey hair and brown eyes.

He was last seen wearing a navy blue sports t-shirt with a darker design on the front, navy blue soccer shorts and thongs on with socks and was carrying a bag with his soccer boots inside.