Update: Blair Byrne, the subject of a missing person report has been located and is safe.
Nanaimo RCMP are asking the public for help locating a 30-year-old local man who has been missing since August 1, 2020.
Blair Byrne was reported missing by a family member who resides in Newfoundland, who has not seen or heard from him.
They told investigators that Byrne maintains regular contact with his family and is currently dealing with some personal struggles.
Byrne’s family are extremely worried for his safety and well-being.
He is described as a white male, five feet ten inches tall and weighing 170 pounds. He wears his brown hair short and walks with a noticeable limp.
Byrne also has a large tattoo on his chest of the number “709” a telephone area code for Newfoundland.
Investigators provided a photo of Byrne that is dated from September 2019.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Blair Christopher Byrne is asked to contact the Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345, and quote file #2020-32423.