Freedomroo – Man arrested as police search for missing Melbourne woman who was last seen at Woolworths

A man has been arrested by police as they continue to search for missing Melbourne woman, Maryam Hamka (pictured)

Grave fears for woman, 36, who vanished after leaving a Woolworths a week ago as a man, 45, is arrested and police cordon off her black SUV

  • Maryam Hamka was last seen on April 10 at a Woolworths store in Melbourne
  • The 36-year-old  told her family she was going to visit a friend in Brighton 
  • Victoria Police said they arrested a 45-year-old man on Friday night 

A man has been arrested by police during the hunt for a missing Melbourne woman who disappeared a week ago.  

Maryam Hamka was last seen leaving a Woolworths store in Brunswick at about 5.30pm on Saturday April 10. 

The 36-year-old, who was wearing a black dress, told her family she was going to visit a friend in Brighton. 

Ms Hamka was reported missing on Thursday April 15 amid fears for her safety. 

A man has been arrested by police as they continue to search for missing Melbourne woman, Maryam Hamka (pictured)   

Ms Hamka was last seen leaving a Woolworths store in Brunswick at about 5.30pm on Saturday April 10

Ms Hamka was last seen leaving a Woolworths store in Brunswick at about 5.30pm on Saturday April 10

On Friday night, police executed a search warrant at a home in Brighton and arrested a 45-year-old man.

He is currently assisting police with their enquiries. 

Ms Hamka’s car is currently surrounded by police tape outside her home and her phone remains switched off. 

Ms Hamka is 165cm tall, with a thin build and long black hair, brown eyes and an olive complexion. 

Police have now released images of Ms Hamka as part of their search.  

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Ms Hamka's car is currently surrounded by police tape outside her home and her phone remains switched off

Ms Hamka’s car is currently surrounded by police tape outside her home and her phone remains switched off

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