RCMP Holyrood are continuing their efforts to locate 62 year old Peter MERCER, who went missing from a personal care home in Holyrood on Tuesday evening at approximately 6:30 pm.
An extensive search yesterday by police, the Central Avalon Ground Search & Rescue Team (GSART) and a Fire & Emergency Services helicopter turned up no signs of Mr. MERCER.
Today, Holyrood RCMP Members, with the assistance of the GSART, and a police dog are continuing the search efforts in the general area.
MERCER, whose photo is attached, is 5`6", 240 lbs, has grey receding hair, and a salt & pepper beard. He was wearing a black 3/4 length leather jacket, a blue shirt, jeans, hat and possibly slippers.
MERCER is known to walk with a limp to his left side.
Police are concerned for Mr. MERCER`s physical well-being and advise that he may be evasive of people.
Anyone with information on Peter MERCER is asked to please call the Holyrood RCMP detachment at 229-3892 or 1-800-709-7267.