CANCELLED: Missing 47 y/o male Manuel Pickburn with Autism

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Cancelled, returned home, confirmed by Vancouver Police

2015.05.06. missing-pickburnPolice are asking for the public’s help to find a missing Autistic man.

Forty-seven year-old Manuel Pickburn was last seen around 1:00 p.m. in the area of the Seabus and Waterfront SkyTrain Station at West Cordova and Granville Street.

Manuel is 5’11”, 180 lbs., with light brown, balding hair, and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, dark blue jeans and black shoes with Velcro straps. He was carrying a black nylon lunch kit.

Mr. Pickburn is a low-functioning Autistic man with Tourette’s and Epilepsy. He is overdue for seizure medication, and does not know how to find his way home.

Area searches as well as checks of local hospitals and other police jurisdictions have failed to turn up any signs of the missing man.

Anyone who sees Manuel Pickburn is asked to call 9-1-1 immediately, ask for police and ambulance, and keep an eye on him until officers arrive.


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