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5082DMVIC - Tej Chitnis


Name: Tej Chitnis
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: April 27, 2016
Location Last Seen: Healesville, Victoria, Australia

Physical Description

Date of Birth: circa 1994
Age: 22 years old
Race: Indian
Gender: Male
Height: 5'7"
Weight: Unknown/Medium Build
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: N/A


Dentals: Unavailable
Fingerprints: Unavailable
DNA: Unavailable

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: T-shirt, jeans and black Adidas runners.
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Silver, 2005, Volkswagen Golf Hatchback, Victorian registration TTF 517; cell phone; wallet; keys

Circumstances of Disappearance

Tej Chitnis was last seen on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at approximately 10am, leaving his Burwood East address in his silver 2005 VW Golf Hatchback, Victorian rego TTF 517. He usually drives to the Blackburn Railway station, parks his car in a nearby street and catches public transport to University.

Tej's vehicle was last seen travelling east on the Maroondah Highway, Healesville, near the intersection of Green Street on April 27 about 11.34am. Tej failed to return home at 4:00pm as usual and did not attend his father's birthday dinner that night.

His VW Golf has also not been located and his cell phone last pinged off a cell phone tower in Healesville. Police have concerns for Tej as this behavior is out of character.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Forest Hill Police Station
Agency Contact Person: Any available officer
Agency Phone Number: (03) 8847 3600
Agency E-Mail: Not available
Agency Case Number: Not available

NCIC Case Number: N/A
NamUs Case Number: N/A

Information Source(s)

Australia's National Missing Persons Coordination Centre

Admin Notes

Added: 3/3/2017; Last Updated: 3/3/2017

Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team

** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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