23 Nov 2008

Intellectually disabled man missing in Wellington

6:19 pm on 23 November 2008

Police in Wellington want to hear from anyone who has seen an intellectually disabled man who has been missing since Friday.

Marcos van Velzen, 32, was last seen by his mother at 10am on Friday, when he left his Johnsonville home to go for a bike ride.

Police say Mr van Velzen has been known to go cycling and end up as far away as Masterton or Wanganui.

He is 180 centimetres tall and solidly built, with blonde-brown hair and blue eyes.

He was riding a white mountain bike with a purple logo.