Vancouver police are asking the public for help locating a missing 57-year-old man who was last seen Friday near False Creek.

Steven Dempster was last seen at his workplace near Moberly Road and Market Hill around 6 p.m.

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Police say he was supposed to take a nearby bus and then walk home to the West 13th Avenue and Manitoba Street area, but it never came.

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Dempster lives with schizophrenia and epilepsy, and is generally dependent on public transportation and walking, police said.

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He is described as an indigenous person, standing five feet tall with a thin complexion and short black and gray hair. He was last seen wearing a blue jacket with a yellow trim, a white shirt with orange sleeves, blue pants, and black Dayton slip-on shoes.

Anyone who sees him should call 911 and wait with him until the first responders arrive.

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