UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP says the 20-year-old has been located safe and sound.
ORIGINAL: The Nanaimo RCMP is asking for the public’s help to locate a 20-year-old who has been missing for a week.
According to an RCMP press release, Simon Baker was last seen leaving his home April 21 in an “extremely emotional state.”
His family reported him missing to the Nanaimo RCMP on Tuesday, April 27.
Baker did not take his wallet or cellphone with him and his family is worried for his safety and well-being. Investigators have learned Baker went missing under similar circumstances earlier this year and ended up in Port Alberni.
Baker is Caucasian, 6-foot-2, 220 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black golf shirt and grey track pants.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Nanaimo RCMP non-emergency line at 250-754-2345, and quote file No. 2021-15219.