Tuesday, May 28, 2024

VicPD issue missing alert for 94-year-old man (UPDATED)

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Update:

John Hoyle, who was the subject of a high-risk missing person alert earlier this evening, has been located. VicPD said a member of the public spotted him after seeing his photo on social media and called police. He is now safe with his family.

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VicPD have issued a missing person alert for a 94-year-old man deemed “high risk”.

John Hoyle suffers from a medical condition which can leave him confused and unaware of his location.  He is also hard of hearing.

Hoyle was last seen in near Stanley Avenue and Vining Street in Fernwood at approximately 5 p.m. today.

His family are quite concerned for his well-being and officers are working to locate him safely.

Hoyle is described as a Caucasian man, standing 5’ 10” tall with a slim build.

He has short grey hair and wears glasses.

Hoyle was last seen wearing a blue fleece jacket, a white Panama hat, dark grey slacks and uses a walker.

Call 911 if you seen, or if you have information about where he may be, call the VicPD at (250) 995-7654.

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