Search underway for missing N.B. man seen heading into woods
Police say Nicholas McGuigan was last seen leaving his South Street home at 6:30 a.m. Friday. (New Brunswick RCMP)
Published Friday, June 8, 2018 12:59PM ADT
Last Updated Saturday, June 9, 2018 12:01PM ADT
UPDATE: N.B. RCMP say 22-year-old Nicholas McGuigan has been located safe and sound.
A search for a missing 22-year-old man is underway in a wooded area of St. George, N.B.
Police say Nicholas McGuigan was last seen leaving his South Street home at 6:30 a.m. Friday.
Police say McGuigan’s family saw him heading into a wooded area behind his home and they are concerned for his well-being.
Members of the Charlotte County Ground Search and Rescue and RCMP Police Dog Services are helping RCMP search the woods. A drone is also being used in the search.
McGuigan has short, strawberry-blonde hair, and blue eyes. He is roughly five-foot-eight inches tall and weighs about 150 pounds.
He was last seen wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt with red and white stripes on the sleeves, beige pants, and blue sneakers. He was also carrying a large camping backpack.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the West District RCMP.