Eli Samuel Vandevoort has been missing since 9 p.m. Jan. 1, 2023. (RCMP photo)

Eli Samuel Vandevoort has been missing since 9 p.m. Jan. 1, 2023. (RCMP photo)

UPDATE: Police locate missing man last seen in Enderby

RCMP found Eli Samuel Vandevoort safe

UPDATE Jan. 9:

Eli Vandevoort has been found.

The 36-year-old was reported issing from Enderby, having last been seen on New Year’s Day.

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP report that he has since been located safe.

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ORIGINAL Jan. 3:

Police are asking the public for help in locating a 36-year-old missing man who was last seen in the Enderby area on New Year’s Day.

Eli Samuel Vandevoort was last seen on Jan. 1 at 9 p.m. on 3rd Avenue in Enderby.

Vandevoort is described as an Indigenous male standing five-foot-eleven and weighing 154 pounds with long brown hair and brown eyes.

The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP says police are concerned for Vandevoort’s health and well-being.

Anyone with information on Vandevoort’s whereabouts is urged to contact their local police, remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or leave a tip online at www.nokcrimestoppers.com.

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Brendan Shykora
Reporter, Vernon Morning Star
Email me at Brendan.Shykora@vernonmorningstar.com
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