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UPDATE: RCMP say BC senior 'is safe and sound'

(UPDATE: May 27 @ 4:45 pm) – The Kamloops RCMP say they have located a 73-year-old man reported missing on May 25 has been found.

A release issued Monday afternoon says Robert Brandon “is safe and sound.”

“The RCMP thanks the media and public for their assistance,” the release says.


(Originals tory: May 24 @ 11 am) – Mounties in the BC Interior are asking for the public’s help locating a missing senior last seen on Wednesday.

Robert Brandon, 73, was last seen in Kamloops on May 22 around 8 am.

Robert, who is from Courtenay, has not been heard from or reachable since, a news release from the Kamloops RCMP says.

According to the release, his plans included travelling back to Courtenay then to Penticton.

<who> Photo Credit: BC RCMP

“It’s unusual for Robert not to have made contact with anyone since his departure from Kamloops,” said Corporal Crystal Evelyn, Kamloops RCMP spokesperson.

“The Kamloops RCMP Detachment has reached out to other police jurisdictions to help try to find him, but at this time, he remains missing.”

Cpl. Evelyn says pictures of Robert and his vehicle are being released in the hopes someone has seen him.

He is described as a Caucasian man who stands at 5’10” and weighs about 140 pounds and has grey hair and blue eyes.

His vehicle is a grey 2000 Dodge ram 3500 with a camper on top with the BC licence plate G5 7507.

Anyone who has recently had contact with Robert or observed him or his truck, is asked to call the Kamloops RCMP detachment at (250) 828-3000 or their nearest police station.



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