Police have found a man who went missing from Wollongong over a month ago safe and well.
Durward Backhouse-Smith, aged 32, was last seen leaving a premises in Smith Street on the evening of Friday, September 3.
Loved ones grew concerned for his welfare after he failed to contact family or friends.
But on the night of Thursday, October 7, police at Martin Place Railway Station found Mr Backhouse-Smith.
Police have thanked the community for their assistance.
Police need information from the public to locate a man missing from the Illawarra earlier this month.
Durward Backhouse-Smith, aged 32, was last seen about 6.35pm on Friday September 3, as he left a premise in Smith Street at Wollongong.
Officers attached to Wollongong Police District were notified about 6.40pm on Monday September 6 and began an investigation into his whereabouts.
Police and family are concerned for Durward's welfare, as he has not made contact with friends or family since.
Durward is described as being of Pacific Islander appearance, about 190cm tall, of a solid build, with shoulder length black hair and dreadlocks.
He was last seen wearing a dark-coloured hooded jacket, a black face mask, dark coloured pants with a high visibility stripe at the bottom. Durward was carrying a black backpack at the time.
Durward is known to frequent the Westmead and Lalor Park areas.
Anyone who sees Durward or who has information about his whereabouts, is urged to call Wollongong Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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