The search intensifies to find Janvier Leroux
The Sherbrooke Police Service (SPS) search and rescue group established its command post at the Réal-D.-Carbonneau marsh on Wednesday to coordinate the search.
Share September 30, 2020 10:55 am Updated at 3:29 pm Share The search intensifies to find Janvier Leroux
René-Charles Quirion La Tribune The Sherbrooke Police Department (SPS) goes to another level to find Janvier Leroux who has been missing since Tuesday afternoon.
The 82-year-old man, who has cognitive problems and who uses a black cane, left his home on Saint-François Boulevard around 1 p.m.
The SPS search and rescue group established its command post at the Réal-D.-Carbonneau marsh on Wednesday to coordinate the search.
Operational support, the ATV squad, investigators from the SPS, firefighters from the Sherbrooke fire protection service and a dog handler from the Sûreté du Québec were deployed to intensify the search.
“The river, the marsh and wooded areas lie close to the man who is missing. We fear for his safety, ”said SPS spokesperson Martin Carrier.
The population is invited to pay special attention to the area of the Saint-François Boulevard bike path.
The last time he was seen, Janvier Leroux was wearing a cap, black pants, a navy and light blue striped long-sleeved shirt, and brown shoes.
The 82-year-old is five feet and ten inches tall and weighs 155 pounds.
Any information that could help find him can be communicated to the SPS at 819-821-5555.