Arrest warrant issued by police for 27-year-old Sydney man who tested positive to COVID

By Alex Chapman (via 7News)

A COVID-positive man is the subject of an arrest warrant, New South Wales Police say.

Police on Friday night appealed for public assistance to locate 27-year-old Anthony Karam.

The Sydney man is wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant after allegedly failing to isolate as directed by the Public Health Order.

“Anthony has failed to isolate as directed by the Public Health Order and despite numerous attempts by police to find him; he has not been located,” police said in a statement.

“Subsequently, the Chief Health Officer made a statement under Section 12A of the Public Health Act warning the public about Anthony Karam.

“The NSW Police Force subsequently issued a warrant for Anthony’s arrest for failing to comply with the Public Health Order.”

Karam is described as being of Mediterranean/Middle Eastern appearance, with an olive complexion, about 170cm tall and of a thin build. He has short dark hair, brown eyes, a beard and moustache.

He is known to frequent Greenacre, Wentworth Point and Parramatta.

Anyone with information of his whereabouts is encouraged not to approach him and call Triple Zero.

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