Man arrested as search continues for missing Brunswick woman

A man has been arrested in connection with the disappearance of a Brunswick woman who has been missing for almost a week.

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

Maryam Hamka, a 36-year-old Brunswick woman, was last seen leaving the Albert Street Woolworths in Brunswick on April 10 at 5.30pm.

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.

Investigators executed a search warrant at a residence in Well Street, Brighton on Friday and arrested a 45-year-old man.

The Brighton man is now assisting police with their enquiries.

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

Detectives 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

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