A MAN has been found safe and well in the early hours of this morning after he was reported missing earlier this week.
Oxley police confirmed Ian Roy Smyth, 48, was located in Gunnedah about 2:30am on Thursday.
Police were investigating after he was last seen leaving an address in Carroll, near Gunnedah, on Monday and was since reported missing.
Police have thanked the public for their assistance.
POLICE have appealed to the public to keep a look out for a man missing from a small town near Gunnedah earlier this week.
Oxley police said Ian Roy Smyth, 48, was last seen leaving an address in Carroll on the afternoon or evening of Monday, September 27.
He left the home without his wallet, phone and some other personal items, according to police.
Officers said police and Mr Smyth's family hold concerns for his welfare due to a medical condition he lives with which requires treatment.
Ms Smyth is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 175cm tall, of medium build with collar-length brown or grey hair, and with green or hazel coloured eyes. He also has a moustache and beard.
He was last seen wearing a green t-shirt and a dark blue and maroon striped long-sleeved shirt, with black tracksuit pants and dark shoes.
Anyone who knows where he might be has been urged to contact local police in Tamworth on 6768 2999 or Gunnedah on 6742 9099, or make a report to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Police said he is known to frequent Carroll as well as the surrounding areas.
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