Search resumes for man missing near Mount Hotham

A large-scale search has resumed in Victoria’s High Country on Sunday after a man disappeared at Dinner Plain.

Christos, 70, was last seen at 2.45pm on Friday on Big Muster Drive, Dinner Plain as he went for a walk to look for emus that had been reported in the area.

Victoria police are looking for Christos, a 70-year-old who disappeared on Dinner Plain last Friday when he was looking for emus. Credit:Victoria police

He was wearing a long-sleeved top, long-sleeved shirt, trousers and Crocs.

Police have been searching for the man since he disappeared, and resumed a large search on Sunday with members from the mounted branch, search and rescue, the air wing and local members, as well as people from Ambulance Victoria, Parks Victoria, the State Rescue Service and local volunteers.

Dinner Plain is a small town 13 kilometers from Mount Hotham Alpine Resort and just under a four hour drive from Melbourne.

Victoria Police said anyone with information on Christos’ whereabouts should call 000 or Wangaratta Police Station on (03) 5723 0888.

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