UPDATED Man missing from Ponoka Centennial Centre located

UPDATED Ponoka RCMP say have been in contact with Jesse Ashton

UPDATED: According to a press release from Ponoka RCMP, a man missing from the centennial Centre is no longer being sought.

“The Ponoka RCMP have been in contact with Jessie Ashton. Information is no longer being sought in relation to his whereabouts.”

ORIGINAL STORY

Ponoka RCMP ask the public’s help in locating a man who went missing April 4.

Police say Jessie Aaron Ashton, 34, was reported missing from the Ponoka Centennial Centre for Mental Health and Brain Injury and they are concerned for his safety. Investigators ask the public if they know of Ashton’s whereabouts.

He is described as Caucasian at five feet, nine inches tall weighing about 163 pounds. He has blue eyes and brown hair with a short beard and moustache.

Please call the Ponoka RCMP at 403-783-4472, or your local police detachment if anyone knows where he is. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS.

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