Police have located a woman and man following an extensive search in northern NSW.
Police will allege the woman, from the state’s Hunter region, was being held against her will and there were serious concerns held for her welfare.
Detectives from Central Hunter, New England, Oxley and Orana local area commands, along with the Robbery & Serious Crime Squad, launched inquiries into the incident.
Following an extensive search they were located at a property on Pinkett Road at Red Range just after 5.30pm today (Saturday 7 October 2017).
The man was arrested and taken to Glen Innes Police Station.
The woman has been taken to hospital suffering minor injuries.
Police are renewing an appeal for public assistance to locate a man and woman believed to be travelling in Northern NSW as serious concerns are held for the woman’s welfare.
Sarah Leedham and Garry Fletcher were last seen at 8am today (Saturday 7 October 2017), in Glen Innes.
Sarah Leedham, 33, is described as being of Caucasian appearance, 160cm to 165cm tall, 60kg to 70kg with a medium build, a fair complexion, blonde hair and blue eyes.
Serious concerns are held for Sarah’s welfare.
Garry Fletcher, 36, is described as being of Caucasian appearance, 177cm, 82kg, with a medium build, fair complexion and light brown hair. He has a beard and moustache.
Police do not have a description of their current vehicle.
Police have concerns for the welfare of Ms Leedham and ask that anyone who may have seen either person, or has information concerning their whereabouts to contact Triple Zero (000) immediately.