(Frederick "Freddy" Seward / North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP)

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a 25-year-old man from Ladysmith.

Frederick “Freddy” Seward was first reported missing on July 22nd, and was last seen on July 25th.

Seward was last seen in Duncan, and is still believed to be in the area.

“Friends and family are concerned about Freddy’s wellbeing and would like to know that he’s okay,” said Cst. Neil Fabbi, North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP.

He is described as 25-year-old Indigenous man standing 5’ 6” and weighing 157 pounds. He has black hair, a goatee, and brown eyes. He also has a tattoo on the left side of his neck that spells “Maddy”.

Anyone who spots Seward or who may have information on his whereabouts is asked to call North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP at 250-748-5522 or contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.