Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a man who absconded after a supervised day release Blue Mountains.
Ian Brown, aged 36, was last seen at a medical facility at Katoomba about 11.20pm on Thursday 14 December 2017.
He failed to return and a search of the area failed to locate him, and officers from Blue Mountains Local Area Command were notified.
Ian is described as being of Caucasian appearance, with a medium build, about 165cm tall, with brown hair and brown eyes.
He was last seen wearing dark coloured jeans, a white t-shirt under a long sleeve shirt with black joggers, a bucket hat and sunglasses.
Members of the public are urged not to approach him, but to instead contact police via Crime Stoppers.
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 social media pages.
Source: NSW Police