Police are investigating reports that a bush walker was spotted 30 kms from where Sevak Simonian went missing 12 days ago
National Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters said on Tuesday they saw a man fitting his description outside of Yerranderie, 30-km-away from Kanangra-Boyd National Park, reports Daily Telegraph.
Mr Simonian, 21, went bushwalking in the Blue Mountains on October 20, with police locating his car on a dirt track near Kangra Wall the following day.
Police said they were investigating the claims of a sighting, but that it would not affect the nature of the search.
Mr Simonian’s parents and siblings have refused to give up hope, promising to keep watch at the at the search command centre.
Barry Washington, a work colleague from Bunnings Warehouse, where Mr Simmonian has been employed for five years, said he «knows how to find water and live off the land — he does it all the time».