73-year-old John Nielsen Reported Missing in Edmonton

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance locating a missing 73-year-old man who was last seen yesterday evening.


John Nielsen, 73, was last seen in the area of 104 Avenue and 135 Street when he left a residence on foot at approximately 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016.

Nielsen is described as a Caucasian male with hazel eyes and short, white/grey hair and beard. He is 6’1” tall, approximately 165 lbs. and was last seen wearing a dark blue/green sweatshirt, dark brown chino pants and black sandals with white socks.

Nielsen’s disappearance is considered out of character and as such, there are concerns for his well-being. He is known to frequent Laurier Park in west Edmonton.

Anyone who has information about the man’s whereabouts is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.tipsubmit.com/start.htm.

MRU #:MP16R022

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