Police seek help finding 83-year-old man

UPDATE — Police report at 11:59 a.m. Tuesday that the missing man has been found.

NEWS — Kamloops RCMP are asking the public’s assistance in locating an 83-year-old man who suffers from dementia. The man left his residence in the Howe Road area of Aberdeen earlier this morning (Tuesday) and hasn’t been seen since.

Screen Shot 2014-01-28 at 2.58.52 PMThe male is described as Caucasian, 5 ft.. 8 inches tall, with silver hair and has a very slim build. He was last seen wearing a jacket that is army color green, blue pants and blue shoes. He wears a dementia/wandering bracelet for identification.

Kamloops RCMP are utilizing the police helicopter, police dog and have requested the assistance of search and rescue in the efforts to locate the man.

Please call Kamloops RCMP at (250)828-3000 if you see a male matching this description or can provide any information.


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