Missing man Michael Petersen, 42, of Byron Bay.
Missing man Michael Petersen, 42, of Byron Bay.

Concerns for man who is missing after going for bike ride

POLICE are seeking public assistance to locate a man missing from Byron Bay since last week.

Michael Petersen, 42, told his housemate he was going to ride a bicycle to the Byron Bay CBD last Monday night, but has not been seen since.

Police have been told Mr Petersen's lack on contact and communication with his housemate is unusual for this length of time.

Byron Bay Police are now after information from anyone who has seen Mr Petersen or has information about his whereabouts. to contact them.

Mr Petersen is described as being 170-175cm tall with a thin build, a tanned complexion and brown hair.

He was last seen wearing a black T-shirt, blue/black shorts and a grey baseball cap.

He was carrying a black backpack and riding a blue mountain bike with a large brown seat and bull horn handlebars.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/

Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.



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