(Walter Hiscock/RCMP)

Update:  The RCMP have located missing 75-year-old man, Walter Nelson Hiscock who was reported as a missing person on Wednesday. His general safety has been confirmed, but no further details have been released at this time.

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North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP are requesting public assistance in locating missing 75-year-old Walter Nelson Hiscock

Hiscock was last seen by family on Monday, September 3rd, and is suspected to have wandered away from his home on the morning Tuesday morning.

He is described as a Caucasian man standing 5’7″ tall, and weighing 165 lbs, balding, grey hair, and green eyes.

While RCMP are working with his family and friends to locate him, Cowichan Search and Rescue have also been deployed to actively search the Riverbottom Road area near Walter’s home.

If you have any information on his whereabouts, please contact North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP at 250-748-5522 or Crime Stoppers at cowichancrimestoppers.com.

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