Search for missing man using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle with Infra-Red camera

Missing man - Bixler

Saanich Police have spent the night looking for a missing 84-year-old man who suffers from Alzheimer's and appeared confused when last seen earlier Wednesday evening wandering into backyards.

Police were searching for Giles Bixler in areas surrounding Mount Douglas Beach and Balmacarra Park, in the north end of the Gordon Head neighbourhood.

They had help from the Victoria Fire Department, who were using an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle with an Infra-Red camera that sees heat signatures.

Police asks anyone who spots Bixler to remain with him and call 9-11.

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