Nanaimo RCMP searched all day Thursday in the Linley Valley area. The 50-year-old man whom they were looking for has been found safe. (Photos submitted)

UPDATE: Man who was missing in Nanaimo’s Linley Valley found safe

Scott Brown was the subject of an all-day search Thursday

UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP say the 50-year-old man who was missing yesterday has been located and is safe. Police expressed thanks to “everyone who shared, re-posted and actively searched for him.”

PREVIOUSLY POSTED: Nanaimo RCMP have been searching all day and haven’t yet been able to find a missing Nanaimo man.

According to an updated press release Thursday night, RCMP started searching for 50-year-old Scott Brown in the early morning hours Thursday, June 11, and were continuing their efforts until nightfall. Police officers, with the help of RCMP Police Dog Services and air support, have focused their search in the Linley Valley, and will now “re-evaluate their investigative steps” as darkness sets in.

“Brown is experiencing personal issues and his family is extremely concerned for his safety and well-being,” the release notes.

PREVIOUSLY POSTED: Police in Nanaimo are asking for the public’s help in finding 50-year-old Scott Brown, who has not been seen since approximately 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 11.

According to a Nanaimo RCMP press release, Brown left his north Nanaimo home on foot this morning, and the search for him is currently concentrating on various park lands scattered throughout the Hammond Bay area.

Due to actions he displayed, his family is extremely worried for his safety and well-being, the press release said.

Brown is a Caucasian, 5-foot-9 and heavy set. He is believed to be wearing green pants, brown slippers, black coat and a light blue hat.

Anyone who sees Brown, or knows of his whereabouts, is asked to call either 911 or the Nanaimo RCMP non-emergency line at 250-754-2345.

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

missing personRCMP

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Alzheimer’s society offering online support for caregivers in Nanaimo

Webinars explore ‘mindfulness’ in caring for dementia patients

Shopping resumes aboard Nanaimo ferry sailings

B.C. Ferries reopens gift shops on Queen of Cowichan and Queen of Oak Bay

City of Nanaimo reports on its salaries, expenses and payments

Municipality files statement of financial information with B.C. government

City of Nanaimo challenges families to Instagram their park explorations

ParkIt challenge set up to offer prizes to cap off days at the park

Nanaimo RCMP want speeding motorists to ‘slow the blazes down’

Police raise alarm after seeing 400-per cent rise in excessive speeding tickets last month

VIDEO: Alberta man rescues baby eagle believed to be drowning in East Kootenay lake

Brett Bacon was boating on a lake in Windermere when he spotted the baby eagle struggling in the water

Vancouver Island business ad unintentionally features OK gesture linked to white supremacy

Innocuous ‘OK’ gesture in cleaning franchise advertisement gets flak on social media for ‘supposedly’ promoting white supremacy

Minivan driver’s speed a factor in fatal 2018 Malahat crash

Driver was travelling at 110 km/h in a construction zone

Comox Valley RCMP looking for missing woman

Ami Guthrie was last seen in Courtenay in early July

Conservationists raise concerns over state of care for grizzly cubs transferred to B.C. zoo

‘Let them be assessed now before their fate is sealed,’ urges B.C. conservationist Barb Murray

B.C.’s COVID-19 job recovery led by tourism, finance minister says

Okanagan a bright spot for in-province visitor economy

Limit police access to lethal weapons in Indigenous communities: Justice Summit

Grassroots-organized National Indigenous Justice Summit was a free-to-attend two-day videoconference

City of Nanaimo takes inventory of its land for official community plan review

Report recommends high-density residential development, identifies shortage of industrial land

Campaign aims to raise $50K for young family of deceased Vancouver Island skydiver

James Smith, 34, died July 5 following incident in Nanoose Bay

Most Read