Update: Nanaimo RCMP says a 26-year-old man who left his Nanaimo home last Thursday has been located safe and sound.
Police reported Russell Walkus missing after he had not been heard from by family and friends since leaving his home.
RCMP thank all those who helped in the search for Walkus.
Nanaimo RCMP are asking for the public’s help in locating a 26-year-old man who has not been seen since Thursday.
Police say Russell Walkus left his south Nanaimo home on Oct. 26 and has not been heard from since by family or friends.
Authorities report Walkus has been dealing with personal issues and his disappearance is troubling for those among his support group.
Walkus does not carry a cell phone and does not have access to a motor vehicle.
Walkus is described as a First Nations man standing six feet tall and weighs 170 pounds. He has short brown hair and brown eyes.
Police say he was last seen wearing a black jacket, blue jeans, white shoes and a Chicago Blackhawks hat.
If you have seen Walkus, you are asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or Crime Stoppers.