• JON WOLFE

20-year-old man missing from Copeton Dam

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing from the Copeton Dam area, in the NSW Northern Tablelands.

Michael Long, aged 20, was last seen by family members at a campsite in a holiday park at Copeton Dam, about 10pm yesterday.and was reported missing to officers from New England Police District today.

Michael is described as being of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance, about 175cm tall, of medium build, with brown hair and brown eyes. He was wearing a black hoodie and grey trackpants.

Family and police hold serious concerns for his welfare and urge anyone who sees Michael to come forward.

Anyone who sees Michael or knows of his whereabouts is urged to contact Inverell Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.