UPDATED: 64-year-old Victoria man David Atkins found

Atkins was found by Sooke RCMP on Saturday morning

VicPD patrol officers seek the public’s help in locating missing man David Atkins. (Photo courtesy of the Victoria Police Department)

VicPD patrol officers seek the public’s help in locating missing man David Atkins. (Photo courtesy of the Victoria Police Department)

Victoria police say a man who was previously missing has now been found.

David Atkins, 64, was located by the Sooke RCMP Saturday morning and is safe, police say.

Atkins, a Caucasian man standing five-feet, eight inches tall and weighing 159 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes was previously seen on Dec. 2 in the 900-block of Collinson Street. He is known to have a distinctive, hand-drawn symbol on his clothing.

Family and friends believed he may have gone to Sooke.

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VicPD patrol officers seek the public’s help to locate missing man David Atkins including releasing images of his distinctive clothing. (Photo courtesy of the Victoria Police Department)

VicPD patrol officers seek the public’s help to locate missing man David Atkins including releasing images of his distinctive clothing. (Photo courtesy of the Victoria Police Department)

VicPD patrol officers seek the public’s help to locate missing man David Atkins including releasing images of his distinctive clothing. (Photo courtesy of the Victoria Police Department)

VicPD patrol officers seek the public’s help to locate missing man David Atkins including releasing images of his distinctive clothing. (Photo courtesy of the Victoria Police Department)