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Police search Melbourne’s north-west in relation to missing mother Karen Ristevski


Search and rescue crews have returned to Melbourne’s northwest for a second day as the search for a missing Avondale Heights mother resumes.

Karen Ristevski hasn’t been seen since allegedly leaving her home after a fight with her husband six months ago. 

Police including the mounted branch, airwing, uniformed members and the dog squad are involved in the search in farmland.

SES volunteers will also be assisting and searching an area spanning from Blackhill Road to Gisborne Road.

Police are appealing for assistance from anyone who lives in the area to consider checking their properties for any changes or any suspicious activity since the disappearance of Karen.

Karen was last seen at her home address on Oakley Drive, Avondale Heights about 10am on Wednesday June 29.

She is described as 160cm tall, slim build, shoulder length brown hair.

She was last seen wearing a black jacket and jeans and it is believed she had a Coach handbag and a Coach purse with her.