Fears for missing Ferntree Gully man lost in Victorian alpine region

Missing man Jeremy Boyden

Police are continuing to search for missing man Jeremy Boyden after he went missing in the Wongungarra area on Friday 19 July.

The 23-year-old Ferntree Gully man was last seen on Dargo High Plains Road, near Bicentennial track, north of Dargo about 5pm.

He is believed to have suddenly left the vehicle in which he was travelling with his father and headed down a steep embankment alongside the road.

A search commenced again at 8am Monday 22 July with 60 officers including police on dirt bikes, local police, Search and Rescue, Air Wing, Operational Response Unit, Mounted Branch and Canine Unit, with assistance from SES and Bush Search and Rescue.

Police and family have concerns for Jeremy’s welfare due to the length he has been missing.

He was last seen wearing a green and gold jumper and blue tracksuit pants and is believed to be only wearing one runner.

Investigators also believe he is in the company of a dog, a white and brown Jack Russell named Rocky.

Sergeant Anthony Dessent from Maffra police said on Sunday, that a massive search party has been looking for the 24-year-old, but described the terrains as steep and bush. .

“It’s not hard to get separated and lost very quickly in this bush, it’s very thick, it’s very steep,” he said.

Police have released images of Jeremy in the hope that someone can provide information on his whereabouts.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Sale Police Station on 03 5142 2200.