RCMP did not commit offense in arrest which seriously injured Lake Country man, finds IIO. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

UPDATE: Vernon police find missing man safe

Vernon RCMP turn to public for tips on man last seen June 23

UPDATE: 2:23 p.m.

A man previously reported missing has been located safe and sound, Vernon police said.

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP extended their thanks to the public for their assistance in locating the missing 26-year-old man last seen in town on June 23.

ORIGINAL: 10:40 a.m.

Vernon police are looking for a26-year-old Caucasian man who was last seen in Vernon on June 23 and is believed to be in the Vernon or Kelowna area.

Family and friends say it’s uncommon for him to be out of touch for this long and police are concerned for his wellbeing.

The man, whose name has been removed for privacy purposes since his relocation (see update), is described as a 5-5, 164-pound man with brown hair and brown eyes.

Editor’s Note: this story has been updated, the name of the missing man retracted and photo removed for privacy purposes.

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