Missing person:  Richard Thomas Brake Missing person: Richard Thomas Brake CREDIT: New Zealand Police

Man Missing On The North Shore

Thursday 17 May 2012, 4:35PM
By New Zealand Police


North Shore Police are appealing to the public for sightings of a 56 year old man who is reported missing from his home in Devonport.

Richard Thomas BRAKE was last sighted by a work colleague in Mangere at about 2.30pm on Tuesday 15 May 2012. He then drove back to his Devonport home where he left his car with the key in the car door. He has then disappeared. Police have issued a description of the missing man.

Richard Thomas BRAKE;
Male – Caucasian
Age 56 years – [DOB 26.03.1956]
Height – about 180 cm tall - Medium build
Clothing – wearing blue jeans, long sleeve black top, carrying a black back pack

Police and family believe that the missing man may be intent on traveling north of Auckland. It’s believed he is either hitch hiking or riding on public transport. His disappearance is considered to be entirely out of character.

Anyone sighting Richard Thomas BRAKE is asked to call North Shore Policing Centre immediately on 09 477 5000 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously on their number 0800 555 111.