Missing 79-year old found safe: Nanaimo RCMP

Missing 79-year old found safe: Nanaimo RCMP

Nanaimo RCMP say the 79-year-old man who was reported missing on Aug. 3 has been found safe.


This story has been updated to reflect that the missing man has been found. The original story is preserved below with identifying details removed.

Nanaimo RCMP are asking people to keep an eye out for missing 79-year-old, who has not been heard from since July 25.

He left to go camping in his white Dodge camper van with BC plate MN743L.

Nanaimo RCMP say this van is similar to what the man would be driving. (Nanaimo RCMP/handout)

He told his family he was going to go to Campbell River, Gold River, and then go to Port Hardy.

His family says he is normally gone for around four or five days and he has never been gone this long, and they are extremely worried for his safety and well-being.

He does not have a cell phone and is travelling with his tan and black colored dog Rhodesian Ridgeback dog.

He enjoys hiking with his dogs, and tends to avoid crowds and campgrounds.

If you have information on the whereabouts of him, please call the Nanaimo RCMP non-emergency line at 250-754-2345, and quote file # 2022-26644.


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