Edward Johnson was last seen yesterday, October 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the area of Cross Road North. He is described as an 80 year-old caucasian male, six feet tall and was last seen wearing a black golf shirt, jeans and brown moccasins. (Photo submitted)

Edward Johnson was last seen yesterday, October 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the area of Cross Road North. He is described as an 80 year-old caucasian male, six feet tall and was last seen wearing a black golf shirt, jeans and brown moccasins. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Missing Cranbrook man located safely

The local detachment is asking for the public’s help in finding Edward Johnson

UPDATE 9:50 a.m.: Cranbrook RCMP is reporting that Edward Johnson has been found and is safe in the care of the BC Emergency Health Services.

Cst. Katie Forgeron says all indicators point to him being cold, but he is otherwise okay.

Original Post below:

Cranbrook RCMP is asking for help from the public in locating a man who went missing on October 7, 2020.

Edward Johnson was last seen yesterday, October 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the area of Cross Road North. He is described as an 80 year-old caucasian male, six feet tall and was last seen wearing a black golf shirt, jeans and brown moccasins.

Cranbrook Police Dog Service along with Search and Rescue teams have been out searching the area for Mr. Johnson, says the local detachment.

They add that Mr. Johnson is fit and has been known to travel far distances. He has also been known to hitch hike.

“We are very concerned for the well-being of Mr. Johnson due to his age and his mental health,” said Cst Katie Forgeron. “If anyone sees Mr. Johnson they are asked to contact the Cranbrook RCMP.”

Cranbrook RCMP can be reached at 250-489-3471.



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