(Michael Zortea / North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP)

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing 60-year-old man, Michael Christian Zortea.

Zortea was reported missing on February 19th, 2019, but has not been seen since the end of November, 2018. Police say that he has ties to both Salt Spring Island and Duncan.

Zortea is described as a caucasian male standing 6’ 3” with grey/brown hair and brown eyes. He also has a tattoo of a snake on his upper left arm and a Celtic cross tattoo on his upper right arm.

Anyone with information on Zortea is asked to contact North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP at 250-748-5522 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.