Comox Valley RCMP and search and rescue crews are searching for a missing 72-year-old man with health conditions in the Black Creek area.

David Pineo was reported missing on August 21st after his mobility scooter was found in the Macauley Road area near the Oyster River.

“David is not able to communicate verbally and requires daily medication,” said Cst. Monika Terragni of the Comox Valley RCMP.

“His scooter was located at Bracken Park; however, he was nowhere to be found.”

The Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue are searching the area along with the Oyster River Fire Department and RCMP Air Services.

K9 search crews have been searching the large area near the Oyster River, but haven’t been able to locate Pineo.

Pineo was last seen wearing a dark coloured baseball hat, a dark hoodie or jacket,
a black t-shirt, black pants, and white running shoes.

Comox Valley RCMP ask if anyone knows or sees David Pineo to call  them at 250-338-1321 or call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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