UPDATE, Wednesday, September 16: The Ottawa Police Service says Lee Whitmore has been located safe.
The Ottawa Police Service is asking for the public's help to find a 47-year-old man in mental health distress.
Lee Whitmore, of Ottawa, was last heard from on Monday, September 15.
Police say his family is concerned for his safety.
Lee is a described as:
- 6'0'' (183 cm)
- 190lbs (86 kg)
- Light brown hair, balding
- Grey and blue eyes
Lee may be driving a 2016 red Hyundai Elantra GT, 4-door vehicle with Ontario plate CAKZ124.
Officials say he may be in the Ottawa-Gatineau area.
Anyone with information about the current whereabouts of Lee is asked to call the Ottawa Police at 613-236-1222.
Anyone with information that could help investigators, but does not know where he is, is asked to contact the Missing Persons Unit 613-236-1222, ext. 2355, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., daily.
Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at crimestoppers.ca.