Nanaimo RCMP ask for help searching for missing man

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Nanaimo RCMP are asking for the public’s help in finding Ben Ricard, who has been reported missing after he did not return home from work.

RCMP say Ben Ricard did not return home from work on Jan. 18, and his family and friends are concerned for him.

In a release, the RCMP say based on him not returning home and “some other issues” his family are extremely concerned for his safety and well-being.

Ricard is described as a 30-year old Caucasian man, 5 feet 9 inches, 144 pounds. He is believed to be carrying a green checkered backpack.

If anyone has information on the whereabouts of Ben Ricard, they are asked to call the Nanaimo RCMP non-emergency line at 250-754-2345, and quote file # 2022-1866.

Laura Brougham

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