Search for senior scaled back

After an unsuccessful search for missing Salmon Arm senior Christoper Allbury, the effort is being scaled back.

  • May. 17, 2016 11:00 a.m.

After an unsuccessful search for missing Salmon Arm senior Christoper Allbury, the effort is being scaled back.

Salmon Arm RCMP received a report that Allbury, 70, had not been seen since May 6 at 1:30 a.m. after being dropped off at the McGuire Lodge care home. A search has been ongoing his disappearance was reported May 10.

Police employed many search techniques including the use of a drone, as well as air service helicopters and a police dog in the search. Shuswap Search and Rescue have also conducted multiple searches.

Allbury, who suffers from mental health issues and dementia, is described as being 6’ 1” tall, weighing 160 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing pyjama bottoms and a shirt of unknown description.

West says any tips will be followed up.