Police have launched a search for a primary school teacher who has been missing since Monday morning.

Werner Stander (47) did not arrive at Goodwood Park Primary School, and was out of contact for 24 hours before his girlfriend reported him missing on Tuesday. He was last seen by his girlfriend at 6.40am on Monday when he left for work from his home in Eden Park.

“At the time of disappearance, he was wearing a blue fleece top, brown pants and brown Hi-Tec shoes. Werner weighs approximately 100kg and is 1.75m tall. He has brown eyes and short grey hair,” police spokesperson Sgt Botsotso Mjiwu said on Tuesday. “He left in his white Corsa bakkie, registration number CCC11148.”

Stander’s Facebook page states that he began working as a teacher at the school this year.

Police are asking that anyone with information on his disappearance contacts WO Raymond Saville at Brackenfell SAPS on 084 711 0753 or 021 983 1940.

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