The search continues for an elderly person who may have wandered along a trail during Wednesday’s snowstorm east of Lindsay, Ont.
According to the Kawartha Lakes Police Department, at around 3:40 p.m. officers responded to a request for a wellness check from an elderly man walking on the Trans Canada Trail between Lilac Road and Peace Road to the east. of Lindsay near the hamlet of Réaboro.
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The man was apparently wearing “inappropriate clothing” for the weather, including not wearing pants.
Police say due to severe winter weather, officers launched a search of the area, using the Peterborough Police Department’s canine and drone units as well as assistance from the Peterborough Police Response Team. OPP Central Region Emergency.
A neighborhood survey was also carried out.
In an email sent at 7 p.m. Wednesday, police said the search was continuing. The man is described as 70 to 80 years old, tall and thin. He had a long beard and wore a brown work coat (Tough Duck or Carhartt), a knitted toque and wore no pants.
‘Police have not received any further calls of a male walking in the area,’ police said. “No missing person reports have been received.”
Anyone with information is asked to call Kawartha Lakes Police at 705-324-5252.
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