Ross Forbes has been found safe and well.
Ross Forbes has been found safe and well.

Man missing in Tuan State Forest found safe and well

UPDATE: The 32-year-old man reported missing in the Tuan State Forest near Bauple has been located safe and well on Monday morning.

About 8.15am, police issued a statement saying the man had been found and thanking members of the public and the media for their help.

EARLIER: A 32-year-old man is still missing in Tuan State Forest near Bauple on Monday morning.

At 7am, a police media spokesman said the search had not yet resumed for Ross Forbes.

He said at least five SES vehicles and personnel and police had been involved in the search on Sunday.

"The terrain's quite thick so they're taking it methodically," the spokesman said.

On Sunday, police said preliminary information indicated Mr Forbes went to the Tuan Forest about 6am on Saturday and it was believed he did not have any supplies to sustain him for an extended period. .

His family reported him missing on Sunday.

The man is described as Caucasian in appearance, about 178cm tall with a slim build, brown hair and a full beard.

Anyone with information which might help should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours a day.


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