Prince Rupert RCMP are requesting the public’s help in locating Michael Kitchener, who was reported missing on Oct. 23, 2021.
Kitchener was last seen on Oct. 22, running along Highway 16, in an eastbound direction, near the SPCA turn-off in Prince Rupert, at 6:30 p.m.
He was wearing grey sweatpants, was shirtless, and wearing black shoes.
Kitchener is a caucasian male, 21-years-old, five feet 10 inches tall (178 cm), 178 pounds (81 kilograms), with blond hair and hazel eyes.
The disappearance is out of character, and the family and friends are hoping for a safe return.
Ground search and rescue, the Terrace Police Dog Service, Prince Rupert RCMP floatplane, West Coast Marine and the Coast Guard have been conducting an extensive search along Highway 16.
“As of right now, we are not encouraging any public search parties within the community. We want the public to reach out to us with any new information,” Const. Brody Hemrich, media relations officer for the Prince Rupert detachment, told Black Press Media.
If you may have seen Michael or have any information on his whereabouts please contact the Prince Rupert RCMP at 250-627-0700 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).
K-J Millar | Journalist
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