UPDATE: Great news to report! 90-year-old William Roberts who was the subject of a missing person report, has been located in Port McNeil and is receiving medical attention.
Residents on Vancouver Island are being asked to keep an eye out for a missing elderly man.
Comox Valley RCMP are asking for the public’s help in locating a 90-year-old man last seen leaving his residence in Courtenay.
William Roberts was reported missing on Wednesday evening and suffers from short term memory loss. He requires urgent daily medication.
Roberts was last seen wearing a black waist length puffer jacket, a grey and white v-neck sweater with a white collared golf shirt underneath, black curling pants, and black shoes.
He is approximately 5’10” tall and weighs about 160 pounds.
Roberts was driving his silver 2015 Honda Accord, BC licence plate 737PJT.
Police said he was seen in Campbell River at approximately 9:00 p.m. and might have gotten lost trying to find his way back home.
If you see William Roberts or his vehicle, call 911 or the Comox Valley RCMP at (250) 338-1321.