Anxiety grows for BMW driver, 72, after traveling to a ski area and leaving his car without taking his coat or phone
- The BMW of the man who went missing Monday evening was found 250 km from home
- Conrad Whitlock was last seen by his wife while sleeping on Monday night
- He was missing Tuesday morning at 5.30 am and later that day the alarm went off
- The police found his car, jacket, telephone and keys in the vicinity of the Mount Buller ski area
The fear of the well-being of a Victorian man grows after his white BMW was found more than 250 km from his home after disappearing in the middle of the night.
Conrad Whitlock, 72, from Sandhurst, south of Melbourne, was last seen by his wife when they climbed into bed at 11:30 on Monday before waking up at 5:30 to find him.
Mr Whitlock did not arrive at work on Tuesday, and was concerned about his whereabouts, Nine news reported.
The fear of the well-being of Conrad Whitlock (photo) grows after his white BMW was found more than 250 km from his home after disappearing in the middle of the night
On Tuesday, the police discovered Whitlock & # 39; s white BMW (photo) parked on the side of the road near Mount Buller in the Alpine region of the state, 250 km from Sandhurst
Family and friends used the Find My iPhone application in an attempt to track Mr. Whitlock's location before the situation was reported to the police.
On Tuesday, the police discovered Whitlock & # 39; s white BMW parked on the side of the road at Mount Buller in the Alpine region of the state, 250 km away from Sandhurst.
They think he arrived in the area on Tuesday morning at 6 am.
Victorian police inspector David Brown told a scrum officer in the media that the car was in working condition and with Mr. Whitlock's jacket, cell phone, and car keys in it.
# At the moment there is nothing to indicate why the vehicle was stopped, the vehicle had the keys, it started, it had fuel, so why Mr. Whitlock has disappeared at this stage of the vehicle we just don't know, & # 39; Insp. Brown said.
& # 39; Everyone who has picked up Mr and brought him up or down the mountain, please come forward. & # 39;
The temperatures in Mount Buller at the time of Mr Whitlock's disappearance reached a low of -1.3C with a snow shower that fell from 7 a.m.
Family said Mr. Whitlock had no ties with Mount Buller and was not a regular visitor to the Alpine region of Victoria, nor was he an avid skier.
There is also no indication of the family of mental or medical conditions that Mr Whitlock could have suffered and that he also had no financial problems.
The police are currently searching the area near where the car was found and said they would not use the search until Mr Whitlock was found.
The temperatures in Mount Buller at the time of Mr Whitlock's disappearance reached a low of -1.3 ° C with a snow shower that fell from 7 am.
Family said Mr. Whitlock had no ties with Mount Buller and was not a regular visitor to the Alpine region of Victoria, nor was an avid skier
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