(Found) RCMP is asking for the public’s help to find 73-year-old​ John Shannahan

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(POLICE) Missing person located

The 73-year-old who was reported missing from Lake Echo on August 12 has been located and is safe.

The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media.

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Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to find 73-year-old​ John Shannahan​ of Dartmouth.

Shannahan was last seen on August 12 at approximately 5:30 p.m. before getting separated from a friend while picking blueberries. This was south of Highway 107 at​ km 22, between Lake Echo and Grand Lake.​ The RCMP, Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency, Halifax Regional Police K9 as well as Halifax Search and Rescue are currently on scene and search efforts are underway.

Shannahan is described as a white male, 5-foot-6, blue eyes and​ wearing a white shirt with black lettering, khaki shorts and glasses.

Traffic Advisory Highway 107

Halifax District RCMP are​ requesting the motoring public​ be advised of an increased police presence and​ reduced​ speeds​ on the 107 as the police continue to search for 73-year-old​ John Shannahan.

Halifax District RCMP​ remain on the scene​ south of Highway 107 at​ km 22, between Lake Echo and Grand Lake as they continue the search for Shannahan.​ As a result,​ traffic on the 107 is reduced to one lane with reduced speeds. Please allow for more travelling time during your morning commute.​

John Shannahan​ was last seen on August 12 at approximately 5:30 p.m. before getting separated from a friend while picking blueberries. The RCMP, Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency, Halifax Regional Police K9 as well as Halifax Search and Rescue are currently on scene and search efforts are underway.

Shannahan is described as a white male, 5-foot-6, blue eyes and​ wearing a white shirt with black lettering, khaki shorts and glasses.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of​ John Shannahan​ is asked to contact the 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.​ ​

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