LOCATED: Cameron Whyte has been located and is safe. He is currently being checked by medical personnel to ensure his well-being. Thank-you for your help.
New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance to locate missing person 47 year old New Westminster resident Cameron Whyte. Mr. Whyte left his residence in the 500 block of Amess Street, New Westminster, at approximately 7:30pm on November 20th. Mr. Whyte left on foot, leaving his cell phone, wallet, keys, and vehicle at home. When he did not return home the morning of November 21st, his wife became concerned and phoned the police.
Mr. Whyte enjoys the outdoors and regularly walks the hiking trail in the park area north of Hume Park near the Brunette River. He has previously gone out for an overnight walk on the same trail, but returned home the following morning.
His current whereabouts is unknown, and the New Westminster Police continue to search the area where he is known to walk.
Mr. Whyte was wearing a blue fleece jacket, blue jeans and black gumboots, and he may have also taken a flashlight with him. He is described as a Caucasian male, standing 6 feet tall, with a slim build, balding with dark hair, blue eyes, with a short beard. He also has a distinct New Zealand accent.
“The Coquitlam Search and Rescue have been deployed to assist us with the search for Mr. Whyte, and we are asking for the assistance of the public in locating him,” stated Sergeant Jeff Scott. “When he left home there was nothing out of the ordinary, and he is not known to abuse drugs or alcohol.”
If anyone has seen Mr. Whyte, they are asked to call us at 604-525-5411.