Illawarra Newsroom

Wollongong Police need your help

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Police are appealing for assistance from the community to locate a wanted man from the Illawarra region.

Simon Wilhelm, aged 49, is wanted on an arrest warrant for child sex offences.

He was last seen in the Unanderra/Figtree area in early April 2020 and has been known to frequent the Illawarra and Tweed Heads/Byron Bay area.

Mr Wilhelm is described as being of Caucasian appearance, 185cm tall, 110kg with a large build, short brown/grey hair that is balding on top, a brown/grey unkept beard and is known to wear small dark framed reading glasses.

Detectives from Wollongong Police District are seeking information from the community about Mr Wilhelm’s current whereabouts.

Anyone who sees him is urged not to approach him and to contact Triple Zero (000) immediately.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.