UPDATE: 6:30 A.M. SEPTEMBER 8/2018 -
MR.DOERR has been located by the Beiseker RCMP.
A local Linden man that has been diagnosed with early onset dementia has been deemed missing and local RCMP are asking for the public's assistance to find him.
"Beiseker RCMP received a call to assist a family in locating a missing family member. The family member was last seen yesterday at 6:30 pm at the Linden Lodge, informed," Sergent Norman Mercier of the Beiseker RCMP
The RCMP do not know if the man stayed the night at the lodge.
"Police ended up assisting the family today and located a similar file out of Three Hills RCMP. We were able to get in touch with the complainant and provided a picture of the missing person, who is Jack Doerr, and the complainant was able to confirm that the male out near Three Hills is the same person," continued Mercier.
Doerr is described to have grey hair, blue eyes, wearing a black sweater and jeans, glasses and is 5'8" tall and weighs 150 pounds.
"RCMP is concerned and seeking public assistance in locating him based on a recent injury on his head. He has been described as being confused. He is looking for a ride to get into Carstairs. We are advising the public that he is suffering from early onset dementia," concluded Mercier.
Mercier goes on to say Three Hills RCMP will be utilizing police dog services for the ground search and are seeking assistance from Air Services as well as Search and Rescue.
RCMP are asking the public to stay away from Range Road 260 and Highway 583 as they conduct their search as extra humans may interfere with the search.
If you have seen Doerr, please contact the Beiseker RCMP at 403-473-6112 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).