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Update : RCMP say Williams Lake man safe and sound
The Williams Lake RCMP said Tuesday that Richard (Ricter) Pop has been found safe and sound after he was reported missing last week.
"The Abbotsford Police informed us last evening they had located him in Abbortsford," said RCMP Insp. Warren Brown.
The Williams Lake RCMP said Friday afternoon the missing man they are looking for purchased a Greyhound bus ticket to Abbotsford.
On Friday morning the RCMP put out a press release seeking the public's assistance in locating Richard (Ricter) Pop.
"We've been in contact with the Abbotsford Police to see if they can locate him," Const. K. Neufeld said Friday afternoon.
"Mr. Pop is a street person and doesn't have a residence," Neufeld said. "The Abbotsford Police will be keeping an eye out for him."
Pop is described as First Nations, 50 years old, six feet tall and weighing 190 pounds.
"Mr. Pop usually spends his days in Boitanio Park and at the Stampede grounds visiting," said safer communities co-ordinator Dave Dickson.
Pop was last seen wearing black jeans and a black Nenqayni jacket with a red liner.
Should anyone have knowledge of Pop's whereabouts they are asked to please contact Neufeld at the Williams Lake RCMP, 250-392-6211.