Thursday marks one year since a 76-year-old man from the community of Musquash, west of Saint John, went missing.
Paul Doughty was last seen at a business near McKay Loop Road and Route 175 in the Pennfield area on Aug. 18, 2021.
Search teams found Doughty’s vehicle abandoned on a trail about 10 kilometres northeast of McKay’s Wild Blueberries 12 days later.
“Each report of a missing person is taken very seriously by the New Brunswick RCMP,” Sgt. Luc Samson of Grand Bay-Westfield RCMP said in a news release on Thursday.
“This remains an active investigation, our priority is to locate Paul Doughty and bring answers to his family, his loved ones and his community.”
Doughty is described as being 5’7″ tall, weighing about 100 pounds, with short grey hair and brown eyes.
He was last seen wearing a black and white plaid long-sleeved button-up shirt over a black t-shirt, blue jeans and grey sneakers. He was also wearing a camouflage baseball hat and a black cloth mask.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Grand Bay-Westfield RCMP at 506-757-1020 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.