Bonavista RCMP searches for 75-year-old Robert Russell, seeks public’s assistance

July 28, 2021
Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador

News release

Update: Robert Russell was safely located.

Bonavista RCMP is currently searching for 75-year-old Robert Russell who was last seen today departing his residence in Catalina. Police are concerned for the safety and well-being of Russell, who has dementia.

Russell is approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs about 250 pounds. He was wearing blue jeans and a plaid shirt. An image is currently not available.

He departed his residence driving a 2014 gold coloured Hyundai Accent with NL licence plate JAR 390. Police ask the public not to approach Russell or his vehicle. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Russell or his vehicle is asked to contact Bonavista RCMP at 709-468-7333 or contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (TIPS is 8477), by Secure Web Tips at, or by downloading the free and secure mobile app. Search the App Store for "P3 Tips". Electronic tips submitted to Crime Stoppers are encrypted, entirely confidential and completely anonymous.


Contact information

Corporal Jolene Garland
Media Relations Officer

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