Nanaimo RCMP Detachment
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UPDATE:

The missing 21-year-old man who was the subject of a missing persons report by Nanaimo RCMP has been safely found.


ORIGINAL POST:

Nanaimo RCMP are searching for a man who went missing after leaving the hospital without taking his medication.

21-year-old Joshua Yost was reported missing from the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital on November 17 and has not been seen since.

Police say Yost requires daily medication for a significant medical condition. He left the hospital without taking it, and his caregivers are extremely concerned about his well being.

Yost is described as a white man, 6 feet tall, weighing approximately 170 pounds.

He had previously been the subject of a missing person report after going missing on October 30 but was found shortly afterwards.

Anyone who has information on Yost’s whereabouts is asked to contact Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 and quote file # 2020-41635.