(Ottavio Cutillo / submitted by RCMP)

Oceanside RCMP are asking for the public’s help in locating a 60-year-old man reported missing Monday, when his vehicle was found in Parksville.

According to RCMP, Ottavio Cutillo has not been seen since September 8th.

His vehicle, a 2006 red Toyota Yaris with BC licence number MS5 98N, was found by police near the old train station on the Alberni Highway in Parksville.

All attempts to contact him have been unsuccessful. His family and police are concerned for his health.

RCMP described Cutillo as six-foot-two and 210 pounds with a stocky build and close-cropped salt-and-pepper hair, and has some teeth missing.

He usually wears darks clothes and is unsteady on his feet but frequents local walking beaches in Parksville and Qualicum Beach.

Anyone who may have seen Ottavio over the last few days or has information about his current whereabouts are asked to contact Oceanside RCMP at 250-248-6111.

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