Serious concerns for a missing young mother and her newborn baby – after giving birth at home alone and losing contact with family
- Anita Roberts, 20, reported missing after failing to attend medical appointment
- Mrs Roberts’ family and police are deeply concerned for the couple’s well-being
- Police have been informed that she may be living in Medowie, a suburb of Port Stephens
A young mother and her newborn baby are desperately wanted by the police, and the couple have been missing for more than 24 hours.
There are serious concerns about Anita Roberts, 20, who was reported missing to Lake Macquarie police on Saturday after she failed to show up for a medical appointment.
Ms. Roberts is said to have given birth at home in recent days without medical assistance.
Police are deeply concerned about 20-year-old Anita Roberts, who is missing along with her newborn baby
Police have been informed that she may be living in Medowie, a suburb of Port Stephens in the Hunter region of NSW.
As part of their investigation, police issued a geo-targeted text message for the Raymond Terrace and Medowie areas.
The NSW Police Department has been using the Geographic Targeting Alert System since July to locate high-risk missing persons in the state.
Mrs. Roberts’ family and the police are very concerned for the couple’s well-being as she has not had any contact with relatives.
She is described as having an Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance, about 175cm tall, with medium build, shoulder length brown hair and hazel eyes.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Ms Roberts, or who can assist the police with the case, is asked to contact Lake Macquarie Police of Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or at https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.
All information provided will be treated as strictly confidential.