Police are desperately searching for a Kingswood man who has been missing since last night.
19-year-old Tayyab Azam was last seen at home about 9.30pm yesterday. Friends reported him missing to Police this morning after he could not be found or contacted.
Police have been searching the Penrith CBD area as well as the Nepean River. The Weekender understands police have been door knocking houses near the River looking for security camera footage.
Tayyab is described as being of Indian appearance about 170cm tall, slim build with black hair and clean shaven.
He does not have a mobile phone or wallet with him and is believed to be travelling on foot. Tayyab was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, long grey pants carrying a khaki backpack.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to contact Nepean Police on 4721 9444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.