Police continue search for Brunswick woman missing for more than a week

Missing persons squad detectives are continuing their search for Brunswick woman Maryam Hamka, a day after a man arrested in relation to her disappearance was charged with matters unrelated to the case.

Ms Hamka, 36, was last seen leaving the Albert Street Woolworths in Brunswick on April 10 at 5.30pm.

Missing Person Squad detectives are investigating the disappearance of Brunswick woman Maryam Hamka. Credit:Nine News

She was wearing a black dress when she was last seen and had told family she was intending to visit a friend in Brighton, according to police.

Ms Hamka was reported missing on Thursday.

A 45-year-old Brighton man was arrested on Friday after a search of his residence.

Brunswick woman Maryam Hamka was last seen at a supermarket on April 10. Credit:Police Media

The man was charged on Saturday night with matters unrelated to Ms Hamka’s disappearance.

He has been remanded to appear in Melbourne Magistrates Court on April 30.

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

Police are appealing to anyone with information regarding Ms Hamka’s whereabouts to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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