The Ottawa Police Service on Friday evening requested public assistance in locating a 79-year-old man who had been listed as a missing person.
Norman Campbell had last been seen in the area around Wellington Street West and Fairmont Avenue at about 9 am Friday, a police media release said.
He was described as a white male standing five feet nine inches tall with a thin build and bald. He was last seen wearing a navy blue jacket with white trim and khaki pants.
He has dementia, but is otherwise healthy, the release said, adding that he likes to walk along Wellington Street and by the water on Island Park Drive to collect driftwood.
He was not carrying a cellphone or wallet.
Anyone who sees Campbell is asked to call the Ottawa Police Service Central Division staff’s desk at 613-236-1222 Ext. 5212.
Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or online at crimestoppers.ca