Missing man found safe and well

A man who went missing in the Cooma area last weekend has been found safe and well.

On Sunday, December 8, the 60-year-old man left his home in the ACT to go fishing in Kosciusko National Park.

He was seen later that day at a fishing shop in Cooma but failed to return home and was reported missing on Friday, December 13.

Police from Monaro Local Area Command, with the assistance of Polair and local volunteer rescue units, conducted extensive searches for the man and issued an appeal for assistance to locate him.

As a direct result of information received from the public the man was located in

Jindabyne about 12:55pm on Saturday.

The man was found safe and well and has told police he encountered car trouble causing him to become stranded in Jindabyne.

Police thanked members of the public and the media for all their assistance in the matter.

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