Missing Person: Lunenburg RCMP ask for help to find 54-year-old man

Photo of Melvin William Townsend
Police say Melvin William Townsend was last seen on June 13 in Cookville. Credit: RCMP

The Lunenburg District RCMP is asking for help from the public to locate 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 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs around 245 pounds. He has hazel eyes and a shaved head. He is known to ride a black bicycle with oversized tires.

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

If you have any information on where Melvin William Townsend is, contact Lunenburg District RCMP at 902-527-5555. To remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips app.