Land and air search underway for missing NSW man

Police are currently conducting a search for a missing man at Yass.

On Monday 5 October 2015, 60-year-old Leonard Watkinson, was at his property at Reardons Road.

Mr Watkinson was last seen about 10am by his partner, while working near a dam.


The pair agreed to meet about 1pm for lunch, however he failed to return.

Mr Watkinson’s partner searched the property but was unable to locate the man.

Emergency services were contacted and a search commenced consisting of police attached to The Hume Local Area Command, Goulburn Police Rescue Squad, State Emergency Service personnel and the NSW Ambulance Service helicopter.

The search was suspended at 1.30am and resumed at 8am today (Tuesday 6 October), including officers attached to the Police Diving Unit, Police Dog Unit and Polair.