James Bell, a 62-year-old man from Morristown, left his residence on Prospect Rd. yesterday at noon. He was given a drive to Berwick, and was last seen walking along Orchard St. in Berwick at 1 p.m. He has not been seen since.
Police are concerned for his safety and are asking the public to help locate him. James Bell is a white male, with white hair and is clean-shaven. He is 5-foot-10 and 150 pounds, and was wearing a red toque, a dark coloured jacket, and camouflage coloured boots.
An RCMP helicopter will be assisting with the search, as well as local Ground Search and Rescue Teams. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of James Bell is asked to contact Kings District RCMP at 902- 679-5555. Should callers wish to remain anonymous, they can call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text TIP202 + your message to CRIMES (274637) or by secure online tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca.
Note to media: a photo of James Bell is attached. The photo shows Mr. Bell with a beard, however he no longer has one.