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UPDATE: Missing man located
The man who was reported missing from Meaghers Grant has been located and is safe.
The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media.
Missing person: Help the RCMP find Stephen Whelan
Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 51-year-old Stephen Whelan, who was last seen on August 12 in Meaghers Grant, on Cole Rd.
Whelan is described as white, 5-foot-9, 150 lbs, has light brown hair, blue eyes and a goatee. Whelan wears glasses and was last seen wearing green clothing and a grey/cream coloured tilley hat. It is believed that Whelan went canoeing in his green canoe. Whelan would be wearing a blue lifejacket.
When someone goes missing, it has deep and far-reaching impacts for the person and those that know them. We ask that people spread the word through social media respectfully.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Stephen Whelan is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.