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West Kelowna RCMP have located the missing man, thank public for assistance

Missing man located

UPDATED: 9:35 p.m.

The West Kelowna RCMP have safely located the missing 39-year-old man.

"Thank you to the media and the public for your assistance," stated Cpl. Jocelyn Noseworthy in an email.

His name and photo have been removed from this story.

ORIGINAL: 8:45 p.m.

The West Kelowna RCMP are asking the public's help in locating a missing man believe to be in crisis.

Police state that the man was last seen leaving a residence in West Kelowna at approximately 6 p.m. on Feb. 20, 2021 in a grey 2004 Silverado Crew cab pickup truck with a canopy and BC licence plate BM9 269.

“Police, family and friends are very concerned for his wellbeing,” Cpl. Jocelyn Noseworthy of the Kelowna RCMP said in a press release.

“Police have reason to believe that [he] may be in possession of a firearm, and are asking that [when] he is seen, call 911 immediately and do not approach him. We are asking the public to be vigilant, but our primary concern is to locate [the man] and get him the help that he needs.”

The man is described as a caucasian male with a thin build and short brown hair.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the man is asked to call 911 immediately, or West Kelowna RCMP at 250-768-2880.

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