(West Shore RCMP)

Update: West Shore RCMP have confirmed the missing individual has been located and is safe.

— earlier:

West Shore RCMP are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing homeless man.

The RCMP detachment said they are concerned for Lief Schieder’s health and well-being and family say it is out of character for him to be out of contact for this long.

Schieder, who is of no fixed address, was last seen on December 29th, 2021 when he was dropped off at the intersection of Helmcken Road and the Trans-Canada Highway in View Royal.

He was reported missing yesterday, January 12th.

Schieder is described as a 29-year-old Caucasion man, standing 6’2″ tall and weighing about 188 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts Schieder is urged to contact police, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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