The family of Steven Brett announced Sunday that they are no longer looking for the Elgin County man.
“On behalf of Steve Brett’s family, I regret to inform you that we will no longer be asking people to share our Facebook post in search of Steve,” they wrote in a follow-up post. “Thank you to the many who shared this post in hopes of returning him home safely. The family asks for privacy at this time as they deal with the loss of a partner, father, son, brother, uncle, co-worker and friend.
“He will be forever missed. We love you Steve.”
Police announced last week that they were looking for a 56-year-old man from Elgin County who was last seen in Woodstock on Monday around 7:20 p.m.
Brett had come from his home in Belmont to Woodstock to watch his grandchildren’s soccer game.
Brett had been posting on Facebook about his visit to Woodstock on Monday, with his last comment being posted at around 7 p.m.
On Tuesday, June 20, 2017, Elgin County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a missing person report from a residence in Belmont. Officers are seeking to locate 56-year-old Steven BRETT of Elgin County.
BRETT was last seen in Woodstock approximately 7:20 p.m. on Monday, June 19, 2017. The family are concerned and officers want to locate him to verify his well-being.
- 188cm (6’2″ tall), weighing 108kg (240 lbs) with a heavy build
- Shoulder length blond/grey hair
- Grey goatee
- Last seen wearing a dark green golf shirt, denim knee length shorts, a grey baseball hat and running shoes.
- Driving a blue Saturn Ion with licence #BXKJ 755
The Elgin County OPP is requesting anyone with information that can assist police to call 1-888-310-1122.