Victoria police are looking for Albert Bedard, 74. (Courtesy of VicPD)

UPDATED: Victoria police locate high-risk 74-year-old man

Albert Bedard was found on Sept. 8

Police have located high-risk missing 74-year-old man Albert Bedard.

Bedard was last seen in Esquimalt at 7 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 7. and was located on Sept. 8 when a member of the public flagged down Victoria Police and directed them to Bedard after seeing his information shared online.

Bedard is described as a Caucasian man with short grey hair and hazel eyes. He stands 5’-5” and weighs roughly 150 lbs. He often wears jeans and a t-shirt.

Text message notifications were also issued by police throughout the day on Tuesday.

READ ALSO: VicPD already exploring alternative models of response to mental health, homelessness calls


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