UPDATE: Search continues in Stanthorpe for missing man

Jamie Hardgrave

Police continue to appeal for information on the disappearance of Coomera man, Jamie Hardgrave.

Search crews scoured the Texas area for three days after his white ute was found abandoned on the side of Stanthorpe Texas Rd, not far from the NSW border.

Warwick Police Inspector, Brian Cannon says the ute is believed to have struck an animal and the missing man is most likely injured.

SES volunteers have joined local police and officers from the Stock and Rural Crime Investigation Unit scouring farm land in the Stanthorpe area.

43-year-old Jamie Hardgrave was last seen at Thiedke road at Beaudesert on Tuesday  May 17 after notifying his family he was headed for Coolangatta.

Police continue to appeal to the public for any sightings and say based on his condition, Mr Hardgraves may have actually been picked up.

There are no suggestions of foul play and Stanthorpe and Texas residents have been asked to be vigilant on their properties while the search continues.

Despite the circumstances of his disappearance Mr Hardgrave’s family have denied any speculation on social media of untoward activity or foul play but do not want to speak to media.

Hardgrave is described as 175cm tall, proportionate build, short sandy hair and blue eyes.

Any individual with information regarding Jamie Hardgraves disappearance is urged to contact crime stoppers on  1800 333 000