News

Updated: Missing senior found safe Thursday afternoon

Harvey Sloan -
Harvey Sloan
— image credit:

A 75-year-old male reported missing in Cowichan has been located, and he is safe and sound, police said Thursday at around 5 p.m.

Police had sought the public's help in finding the Duncan senior who hadn't been seen in more than week.

Harvey Sloan left his residence on June 18, leaving a note for his landlord stating he wanted to be by himself, North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP Cpl. Krista Hobday said earlier this week in a media release.

Sloan's landlord called police for assistance on June 23, as he had not returned home.

Mounties checked local island hospitals, hotels, and the places Sloan is known to frequent. Hobday said Sloan suffered from medical conditions and it was unknown if he had his medication with him.

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Next move on amalgamation up to new councils
 
And the Golden Brush Award finalists are...
 
Police give the straight goods on roundabouts
Coulsons upgrade their firefighting fleet
 
Big changes expected at Greater Victoria board of education
 
Looking Back November 19
ELECTION 2014: New city council pushes teamwork
 
Downtown Parksville merchants having some fun this holiday season
 
Red Nose offers Nanaimo drivers safe ride home

Community Events, November 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Nov 21 edition online now. Browse the archives.