UPDATED: Missing 19-year-old found 'safe and sound'
RCMP said the missing 19-year-old has been found.
Police made the announcement in a media release Tuesday evening.
“Thank you for your assistance. He has been located safe and sound.”
MISSING: Police seek help finding missing teen
The Castlegar RCMP are seeking the assistance of the public in locating missing 19-year-old Keven Dakin, according to RCMP Sgt. Laurel Mathew.
“Keven had been travelling from Quebec to the Okanagan area and was last seen in the Castlegar area,” Mathew said.
“On June 5, at approximately 10:35 a.m., the Castlegar RCMP received a report that Dakin was considered missing. (He) was last seen at about 9 p.m. on June 3 in Robson.”
Mathew said he had been visiting a friend here while en route to the Okanagan.
“He left behind all his belongings except his wallet when he left his friend’s residence,” she said.
“Dakin’s family and the police are concerned that he has not been seen or heard from. The Castlegar RCMP have activated the Castlegar Search and Rescue Team in efforts to locate Dakin.”
Dakin is described as a Caucasian male, 5’10, with a slim build, short brown hair and blue eyes.
If Dakin is seen, please immediately call 9-1-1 or should anyone have seen him or has information about his current whereabouts, please contact the Castlegar RCMP at 250-365-7721 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-9477.