Police Beat

Searches, crashes, naked man keep local cops busy

TWO SEARCHES for missing people in recent weeks have stretched local police resources the limit.

A Wundowie man in his 30s driving home after a doctor’s appointment in Perth had to call a friend at 11.30pm from Bolgart to say he was lost.

The friend asked him to drive to the next road sign to report his position but didn’t hear back and later reported the missing motorist to police.

Officers became concerned for the man’s safety when they were told he needed to take to take prescribed medication which he had left at home.

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