Police issue a fresh appeal for information after Australian Cypriot disappeared 40 years ago.

Renewed appeal for missing Cheltenham man Peter Christofidis

Moorabbin Crime Investigation Unit detectives have issued a fresh appeal for information after a Cheltenham man disappeared 40 years ago.

Peter Christofidis, who was 28 at the time, was last seen on Cameron Street in Cheltenham on 14 March 1983.

He was driving a Volkswagen Beetle, which was located abandoned on the Calder Highway near Ouyen a few days later.

Police carried out extensive searches of the area but were unable to locate him.

Peter, who would now be 67, has never been seen or heard from since.

Investigators have released two images of Peter before he disappeared in 1983.

Anyone with information on Peter’s whereabouts is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online to www.crimestoppersvic.com.au