Saskatchewan RCMP say a man from south of Weyburn, Sask., Has gone missing after Monday’s snow storm on the prairies.
RCMP from the Weyburn detachment say they received a complaint from a missing man at around 9pm on Monday night.
Police say the man, 39-year-old Abraham Neufeld from Tribune, Sask., Was driving a tractor in the Tribune area when the vehicle reportedly got stuck.
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RCMP believe Neufeld became disoriented while walking to his nearby residence.
Officers located the tractor, which was still running, on Tuesday morning less than a mile east of Tribune. However, police have not located Neufeld.
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Tribune is about 160 kilometers southeast of Regina.
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Weyburn RCMP, along with RCMP police dog services, RCMP search and rescue members and Ministry of Environment conservation officers have been searching for him.
“Ongoing search efforts, including marking and keeping track of areas already searched, are ongoing at this time by the organizations noted above,” RCMP said on Tuesday in a statement.
“We recognize people want to help, and at this time, due to this coordinated effort, and the fact there is still only 30 feet or less of visibility at the search area, police stress they are not seeking the general public’s assistance with the immediate searches in the area noted above at this time. ”
RCMP say anyone who has seen Neufeld can contact Weyburn RCMP at 306-848-4640.
Police add they will provide updates as they become available.
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