UPDATE: Missing Ponoka man located

Police say he may be in Drayton Valley and they are worried for his wellbeing

UPDATE: Ponoka RCMP say the missing man has since been located safe and healthy.

Ponoka RCMP are looking for a man who went missing Jan. 17.

Police say 36-year-old West Thomas Aldridge was reported missing Thursday and RCMP worry about his wellbeing.

“West Aldridge suffers from medical conditions which may require treatment,” say police.

“Yesterday (Thursday, Jan. 17) at approximately 5 p.m., West was seen in Drayton Valley and RCMP believe he may still be in the Drayton Valley area.”

West is described as Caucasian, weighing approximately 155 pounds at 5’6” tall. He is said to have brown hair, blue eyes and no facial hair.

Police say he was wearing jeans and hiking boots and is known to carry a backpack.

If you have seen West Aldridge or have information about his whereabouts, please call the Ponoka RCMP at 403-783-4472, or call your local Police Detachment. 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.

Have a news tip, contact Ponoka News at this link.

Just Posted

Team Alberta adds nine medals on day two of competition at Canada Winter Games

Team Alberta had a solid day at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer

PHOTOS: Canada Games action from the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre

Wheelchair basketball, short-track speedskating draw large crowds

Let the Games begin!

Team Alberta takes home gold and silver in speed skating on day one

‘Mitts don’t just warm hands. They warm hearts’: Mitts for Many Program launches

Donate new or lightly used mittens to bin in the Great Hall of the Gary W. Harris Centre

WATCH: Historic night in Red Deer as 2019 Canada Winter Games kicks off

Star-studded Opening Ceremony welcomes athletes from across Canada

Fashion Fridays: Up your beauty game

Kim XO, helps to keep you looking good on Fashion Fridays on the Black Press Media Network

Cabinet likely to extend deadline to reconsider Trans Mountain pipeline

New round of consultations with Indigenous communities is coming

Disgraced ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner released from prison

He was convicted of having illicit online contact with a 15-year-old North Carolina girl in 2017

Jason Kenney pledges education revamp if UCP wins power in Alberta

Kenney has said the full United Conservative platform will be rolled out during the campaign

Ontario police field complaints over Amber Alert for missing girl, 11, found dead

Some said the Amber Alert issued late Thursday for Riya Rajkumar disrupted their sleep

LOCATED: Innisfail RCMP looking for missing woman

Amanda Kucher was last seen at the Innisfail 7-Eleven on Feb. 15

Red Deer College transforms into Athletes’ Village

Red Deer College’s campus will be home for the athletes during the 2019 Canada Winter Games

Alberta minor hockey team, slammed for Indigenous dance video, forfeits season

Parents say season was too dangerous to finish because the team has been threatened

Most Read