Police from Tweed/Byron Local Area Command have renewed their appeal for any information regarding the disappearance of 70-year-old Kevin Kirk.

Mr Kirk was last seen on the morning of Friday 15 January this year, when he left his home at Brunswick Heads to walk a friend’s brown Staffordshire dog.

The dog was located by a member of the public on Friday 22 January in the area of Divines Hill but it was not wearing a distinctive pink leash used by Mr Kirk.

An extensive search of Brunswick Heads, Ocean Shores and surrounding areas has been conducted by police, members of the SES, local surf lifesaving clubs and the Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter but failed to find any trace of Mr Kirk.

Police are continuing their inquiries in relation to Mr Kirk’s disappearance and are continuing to search the areas where it is believed he regularly walked with the dog.

Any person with information regarding Mr Kirk should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or Byron Bay Police on 02 6685 9499.