Public asked to help look for missing man

POLICE ARE asking for the public's help to locate a man, who has been missing since Aug. 26.

  • Aug. 30, 2011 3:00 p.m.

POLICE ARE asking for the public’s help to locate a man, who has been missing since Aug. 26.

John Wayne Wilcox, 70, has blue eyes, grey hair, is 178 cm tall (5’8″) and weighs 68.2 kg (150 lbs).

He was last seen heading from Terrace towards Whitehorse in a grey 1997 Chevrolet pickup with the BC licence plate 6507CE on Aug. 19.

A blue kayak was in the back of the truck.

Wilcox was expected to meet friends in Whitehorse but didn’t arrive.

He commonly travels around B.C. to house sit and it’s also said that one of his destinations was the Bowron Lakes area.

Anyone with information about Wilcox is asked to call Terrace RCMP at 250-638-7400.