Receive a text from +61 444 444 444?

The NSW Police Force uses geo-targeting to help locate vulnerable missing persons, sending emergency alerts to mobiles in the area where the person went missing.

If you receive a text message from +61 444 444 444, it is an official alert to seek your assistance. It is NOT a scam - here's how you can check it's real: the message will always come from the same mobile number the message will always include a link to an image of the missing person

If you have any information on a missing person: Call 000 if sighted Call CrimeStoppers 1800 333 000 Report online at

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