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Julia Creek man still missing despite air and land searches

Police continue search for missing Julia Creek man.
Police continue search for missing Julia Creek man.

POLICE are continuing land and air searches in an attempt to locate a man missing from a remote cattle station near Julia Creek.

The 52-year-old man was last seen yesterday afternoon at his place of employment on the station located on Old Normanton Road approximately 97km North of Julia Creek.

It is believed he was working with a grader out on the property.

The grader was later found unoccupied by other station staff who went looking for the man when he failed to return.

Local police and SES continue the aerial and ground search for the man.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.

Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.

For all non-urgent police reporting or general police inquiries contact Policelink on 131 444 or Policelink.qld.gov.au 24hrs a day.

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