Search On For Overdue Hiker
Prince George, B.C. – The Prince George RCMP is seeking the public’s help in locating an overdue hiker.
57-year-old Victor Gustafson was reported missing at 10:30 p.m. last night after he failed to return home from a day hike yesterday.
Though it’s unknown where Gustafson went for his hike, police say he is likely east of Prince George noting he frequents the Wansa Creek Forest Service Road, Beaver Forest Service Road and the Willow River rest area.
Prince George Search and Rescue has joined the search in patrolling rural roads throughout the night and are expecting more assistance today.
Though no picture of Gustafson is currently available, he is described as:
- Caucasian male
- 183 cm (6’0″)
- 113 kg (249 lbs)
- Greying brown hair with a beard
- Last seen wearing a green and black toque, grey jacket and dark blue ski pants
Gustafson was last seen driving a blue 2002 Volkswagen Jetta (BC licence plate 079TWE) and was accompanied by his German Shepherd.
Anyone with any information is asked to call police.