(Scott Brown / Nanaimo RCMP)

Update: Scott Brown has been located and is safe.

 

Earlier:

Nanaimo RCMP are seeking public assistance in their search for missing man Scott Brown.

The 50-year-old man has not been seen or heard from since leaving his Nanaimo
home this morning at 7:30 a.m., June 11th

Based on some of his actions, his family is extremely worried for his safety and well-being.

Brown is described as Caucasian, 5′ 9″ tall, and heavy set. It is believed he is wearing green pants, brown slippers, black coat and a light blue hat.

According to RCMP, Brown left his north Nanaimo home on foot Thursday morning.

The search for him is currently being concentrated on the various park lands scattered throughout the Hammond Bay area of Nanaimo.

Anyone with information about his location is asked to contact Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345.