Missing: 54-year-old Melvin William Townsend


Lunenburg District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 54-year-old Melvin William Townsend, who was last seen walking on Hwy. 10 in Cookville on June 13, around 7:00 p.m.

Townsend is described as 5-foot-2, approximately 245 pounds, with hazel eyes and a shaved head. He is known to travel on a black bicycle with oversized tires.

Bridgewater Police Service issued a request to the public to help locate Townsend on June 20, but he still has not been found. Lunenburg District RCMP has taken over responsibility of the file.

When someone goes missing, it has deep and far-reaching impacts for the person and those who know them. We ask that people spread the word through social media respectfully.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Melvin William Townsend is asked to contact Lunenburg District RCMP at 902-527-5555. 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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