Assistance from the public has helped Brantford police find Brantford resident Timothy John Lazore who was missing for three days.
“Mr. Lazore is safe and in good health,” acting Insp. Scott Williams said in a news release at about noon Tuesday.
The 53-year-old, five-foot-two Indigenous man left his home on Saturday at 6 p.m. He was last seen walking in the area of Sherwood Drive and was expected to return home Saturday evening. He was reported missing on Sunday when he still had not returned, and police issued public appeal.
“Brantford police would like to thank members of the community for the information they provided to investigators,” said Williams.
“This information was of great assistance to this investigation and helped lead investigators to locate him.”
The Brantford Police Service is asking for the public’s assistance with locating a missing Brantford man.
Timothy John Lazore, 53 years of age left his home on Saturday July 8, 2017 at around 6:00 p.m. Timothy was last seen walking in the area of Sherwood Drive and was expected to return home later that evening. On Sunday July 9, 2017 shortly after 6:00 p.m., the Brantford Police Service was contacted and Timothy Lazore was reported missing. Lazore has been known in the past to wander off and not return home overnight, however he has never being missing for this duration of time. Lazore is known to frequent the downtown area and will sometimes sit in coffee shops and similar restaurants for extended periods of time.
Lazore is an aboriginal man, 5’2” in height and weighs approximately 120 pounds. He has short black hair, brown eyes and no teeth. Lazore usually has a goatee and moustache, but he may have recently shaved and received a haircut. When last seen, he was wearing a white tee shirt and black pants.
Anyone who comes in contact with Lazore or has any information relating to his location is urged to contact Sergeant Gary Swift of the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-0113 Ext. 2274.