Missing hitchhiker located in Québec, say police

Police say a 68-year-old man believed to have been hitchhiking from Boston to Campbellton has been located.

The RCMP said Friday that William John Paul has been located in Québec, but offered no other details.

Paul crossed the Canada-U.S. border in Chartierville, Que., on Nov. 16, and was reported missing five days later.

Police thanked the public for their assistance in locating him.

— with files from James Faulkner