Police Requesting Assistance in Locating Missing Lax Kw'alaams Man

Photo courtesy of Prince Rupert RCMP

The Prince Rupert RCMP are searching for a missing Lax Kw'alaams man.

According to a witness, Lawrence Douglas Maitland was last seen pushing his bicycle up Victoria Street in Lax Kw'alaams at approximately 2PM - the witness could not remember if the sighting was Wednesday or Thursday of last week.

Maitland is First Nations and 42 years old. He is described as 5 foot 9 and 187 pounds with black hair in a slicked-back mohawk and a black goatee.

The individual was last seen wearing all black clothing with black work boots and black wrap-around sunglasses.

Police say the disappearance is out of the ordinary for Maitland and they are concerned for his well being.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Prince Rupert RCMP Detatchment or Crime Stoppers.