The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance locating a missing man.

Rosario Joseph Melanson, 71, was last seen on Thursday, October 7, 2021, in the Spadina Road and Davenport Road area.

He is described as having dark brown hair, balding, beard with a slim build. He was last seen wearing a grey jacket, a grey Adidas hooded sweater, and black shoes.

Police are concerned for his safety.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1300, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or Leave A Tip on Facebook. Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes or Google Play.

A person can be reported missing at any time – there is no 24 hour waiting period. If you are concerned for someone’s immediate safety, call 9-1-1. Otherwise, you can report a person as missing to the Toronto Police Service by calling the non-emergency number 416-808-2222.