Watson Lake RCMP seeking public’s help in locating overdue traveller from Alberta

Watson Lake, Yukon – Watson Lake RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating an overdue traveller.


Mr. Justin Allen, a 30-year-old male from Alberta, is believed to have left the Dawson City area on May 7th and drove south on the Alaska Highway in order to return home to the Edmonton area.

ja-missingHe was last seen in Watson Lake on May 8th, 2017. Records indicate that he made a withdrawal from a local automated teller machine on May 9th. RCMP believe that he may have ran out of fuel somewhere between Watson Lake and Teslin.

Mr. Allen was reported as overdue by family on May 27th, 2017. He is driving a four-door, 2008 black Volkswagen Passat with Alberta license plate # LFV 963. He was travelling alone and is described as being 6 feet tall, and weighs approximately 185 lbs. He usually has a beard and has brown hair and green eyes.

Mr. Allen is an avid outdoors-man and is described as being self-sufficient in the outdoors.

“According to Mr. Allen’s family, it is not unusual for him to go off alone for extended periods of time, however it is unusual that he has not checked in with his family in a few weeks,” said Cst. Don Rogers, Acting Detachment Commander, Watson Lake RCMP. “If anyone has seen Mr. Allen or knows of his whereabouts, please contact Watson Lake RCMP.”

Watson Lake RCMP can be reached at (867) 536-5555. Tips can also be provided anonymously via Crime Stoppers: 1-800-222-8477 or online at http://www.crimestoppersyukon.ca.

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