Five years since Robert Jacob was last seen

Five years since Robert Jacob was last seen

ACT Policing is seeking any information on the disappearance of Robert Hal Jacob who was last seen five years ago.

Robert has not been seen since Thursday, 12 November 2015 at the Civic Bus Interchange in Canberra’s city.

His daughter reported him missing on 3 December 2015 after not hearing from her father over the preceding weeks. His lack of contact is considered out of character.

Police are urging anyone with information, no matter how small the information may seem, to come forward. It may be the missing piece needed to locate Robert.

Robert never owned a phone and lived alone. He frequented inner city public places.

At the time of his disappearance Robert had medical issues.

Over the five years, Robert has made no contact with family or friends.

Robert is described as being of slim build, Caucasian in appearance, 179cm (5’8”) in height, thin build, short greying dark brown hair, and brown eyes.  

His left thumb has limited mobility. He has a tattoo on his left forearm graphic of barbed wire, Ned Kelly, Mum and Dad. On his left arm and shoulder is tattooed Bianca, and Briony and on his right shoulder is the tattoos of Adam and Lauren.

Police are urging anyone who may have seen a man matching the description above or who may know the whereabouts of Robert to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote reference 5890168. Information can be provided anonymously.

Media enquiries

Police Media — (02) 5126 9070, act-police-media@afp.gov.au