The Merritt RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance to identify and locate a man that was last seen walking into fast flowing water near Chapman Street during the flood.

On November 15, 2021, at approximately 1622 hours a man, wearing a black hoodie and tan jacket as pictured below, was last seen walking down Chapman Street toward Merritt Secondary School into fast flowing water during the flood. He walked behind Merritt Secondary School and was not seen again.

“We are trying to identify this man and confirm that he is safe” say Cst. Jon Puterbough of the Merritt General Investigation Section. “If you know this person or this is you, please contact the Merritt RCMP at 250-378-4262”.