Victoria police seek high-risk missing man who may be in Sooke

Police ask anyone who sees David Atkins to call 911

VicPD patrol officers seek the public’s help to locate high-risk missing man David Atkins.(Courtesy VicPd)

The Victoria Police Department is seeking the public’s help in finding high-risk missing man David Atkins.

Atkins is described as a 64-year-old Caucasian man standing approximately five feet, eight inches tall with a slender build. Atkins has hazel eyes as well as short salt and pepper hair. He is clean shaven. David often wears loose, baggy clothing, with many layers. He was last seen wearing a sweatshirt and sweat pants. David adorns his clothing with distinctive, homemade symbols, similar to a “no smoking” sign.

VicPD patrol officers seek the public’s help to locate high-risk missing man David Atkins including releasing images of his distinctive clothing. (Courtesy VicPd)

Police say Atkins suffers from a health concern and the circumstances place him at risk of immediate harm.

READ ALSO: Oak Bay search and rescue join Tetris challenge

Police say he may be in the Sooke area, although he is also known to frequent the Mount Work area as well. VicPD officers are working with Saanich police and and the RCMP in the search.

Atkins’ family and friends are very worried about him and need him to be located safely.

Police ask anyone who sees Atkins to call 911. Anyone with information is asked to call 250-995-7654 or Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.



c.vanreeuwyk@blackpress.ca

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

 

VicPD patrol officers seek the public’s help to locate high-risk missing man David Atkins including releasing images of his distinctive clothing. (Courtesy VicPd)

VicPD patrol officers seek the public’s help to locate high-risk missing man David Atkins including releasing images of his distinctive clothing. (Courtesy VicPd)

Just Posted

VicPD catches impaired driver near elementary school

Citizens alerted police to driver near James Bay Community School

Victoria’s Belfry Theatre hosts its first ‘relaxed performance’ for a diverse audience

Performance of Every Brilliant Thing is first to pilot the option

VIDEO: B.C. couple creates three-storey ‘doggie mansion’ for their five pups

Group of seven, who Kylee Ryan has dubbed as the ‘wandering paws,’ have a neat setup in Jade City

Greater Victoria 2019 holiday craft fair roundup

Get a jump on your holiday shopping

POLL: Do you support CUPE workers in their dispute with School District 63?

SD63 schools to remain closed as strike continues Tuesday

MacKinnon powers Avs to 5-4 OT win over Canucks

Vancouver battled back late to pick up single point

Port Alberni mom takes school district to court over Indigenous smudging, prayer in class

Candice Servatius, who is an evangelical Christian, is suing School District 70

Family of B.C. man killed in hit-and-run plead for tips, one year later

Cameron Kerr’s family says the driver and passengers tried to cover their tracks

Princeton couple pays for dream vacation with 840,000 grocery store points

It’s easy if you know what you are doing, they say

Chilliwack family’s dog missing after using online pet-sitting service

Frankie the pit bull bolted and hit by a car shortly after drop off through Rover.com

B.C. wildlife experts urge hunters to switch ammo to stop lead poisoning in birds

OWL, in Delta, is currently treating two eagles for lead poisoning

Most Read