Cal Erikson has gone missing from the Hillcrest area. A search is being conducted on Friday

Cal Erikson has gone missing from the Hillcrest area. A search is being conducted on Friday

Missing senior found safe

Cal Erikson was found in Salmon Arm, but outside the search area that was being focused on by members of Shuswap Search and Rescue.

  • Mar. 26, 2016 6:00 p.m.

Cal Erikson, a 75-year-old senior who had been missing since Thursday afternoon, has been found safe.

Salmon Arm RCMP report the man was found in Salmon Arm, but outside the search area that was being focused on by members of Shuswap Search and Rescue.

He is reported by police to be safe and well after being found by the RCMP on Saturday morning.

Both RCMP and Shuswap Search and Rescue volunteers worked extensively Friday and through the night to locate Erikson, who had gone missing from his home in the Hillcrest area.