Police fear for missing man

MISSING MAN: Andrey Melnikov.
MISSING MAN: Andrey Melnikov.

A 46-year-old Uzbekistan man has gone missing in Auckland.

Police say they are concerned for the safety of Andrey Melnikov, who was last seen on Saturday January 5.

Melnikov is a Caucasian male, about 182cm tall and of muscular build.

He usually lives in the Newmarket area but police believe he may be in the Waitakere Ranges. He has previously walked from his Newmarket home to Huia, 30km away.

Police are asking the public with any information about Melnikov to dial 111, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Fairfax Media