Police, search & rescue looking for missing Burnaby man | Squamish Chief

Police, search & rescue looking for missing Burnaby man

Ryoji Fujita, 37, was last heard from Saturday.

Editor's update: Unfortunately, Fujita's body was discovered on March 20.

 

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Burnaby RCMP is asking for help finding a 37-year-old man who hasn’t been heard from since Saturday.

Police believe Ryoji Fujita may have gone hiking at Hat Mountain in Lions Bay on that day, so Lions Bay Search and Rescue is also assisting with the search.

The Burnaby resident is described as a five-foot-six Asian man with a slim build, short black hair and brown eyes.

Ryoji Fujita
Police say missing man Ryoji Fujita may have been wearing a black North Face jacket, black Marmot snow pants, black North Face hiking boots and carrying a black backpack and hiking poles. - Burnaby RCMP

It is believed he would have been wearing a black North Face jacket, black Marmot snow pants, black North Face hiking boots and carrrying a black backpack and hiking poles, according to a police press release.

Police are urging anyone who may have seen Fujita or have information on his whereabouts to call Burnaby RCMP at 604-646-9999.

To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or text "BCTIP" to 274637 with information.

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