UPDATED Police locate missing 81 year old Thorsby man

UPDATED Thorsby RCMP have located Alvin Carlson safe and sound

UPDATE

A missing Thorsby senior has been found safe and sound as of Jan. 23.

Statement from RCMP K Division: The RCMP are pleased to report that Alvin Carlson has been located, and is safe and well.

ORIGINAL STORY

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating an elderly man who’s been reported missing near Edmonton.

According to RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Laurel Scott, “The RCMP are seeking public assistance in locating 81-year-old Alvin Carlson of Thorsby. Alvin left his residence in Thorsby at approximately 3:30 p.m. on January 20, 2019 and has not been heard from since that time.

“Alvin has medical issues that may require attention and is believed to have diminished mental capacity and may be confused. He is thought to be driving his dark brown 1987 Chevrolet Sportvan bearing Alberta licence plate ‘ECW 090.’

“Alvin is described as Caucasian, having grey hair and green eyes. He is missing his left thumb, and has some visual impairment.

“If you have seen Alvin Carlson or his vehicle, or have information regarding his whereabouts please contact the Thorsby RCMP at 780-789-3951 or any police department immediately.”

Stu.salkeld@pipestoneflyer.ca

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