Update: Lunenburg RCMP locate missing man's vehicle, search continues

October 10, 2017
Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia

News release


Lunenburg County RCMP has located the vehicle of 64-year-old David Lewis Foster, who was reported missing earlier this week.

Mr. Foster was last seen on October 7 when he left his home at 8:00 a.m. Shortly after 5 p.m. yesterday, he was located by a citizen inside his vehicle on a logging road off of Barss Corner Rd. in Parkdale, Lunenburg County. When approached, he fled into the woods by foot. Shortly after 1 a.m. today, Mr. Foster was observed on foot by a citizen in the Scarsdale area.

Lunenburg County RCMP Police Dog Services and a Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources helicopter has been called in to assist. The RCMP is concerned for his well-being and are asking him to contact family or police to confirm he is okay.

Mr. Foster is a white male, 5-foot-11 and 175 pounds, with dark brown/grey hair and hazel eyes. He was last seen wearing a dark fall jacket, blue jeans, tan work boots, a black ball cap and wearing glasses.

Anyone with information on David Foster's whereabouts is asked to contact Lunenburg County RCMP at 902-883-7077, or should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 + your message to 'CRIMES' (274637) or submit tips by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award.


Contact information

Cpl. Jennifer Clarke
Nova Scotia RCMP
Cell: 902-222-0154

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