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Police, family concerned about man believed to be living in the bush

George Booth from Barrie has suddenly stopped communicating with his family; also has ties to Collingwood
2018-08-16 missing George Booth
George Booth. Photo provided by Ontario Provincial Police

WASAGA BEACH - Members of the Huronia West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are requesting the public's assistance in locating George Booth, a 63-year-old male from Barrie, Ont. George is currently wanted for fail to comply with a court order and failing to attend court.

His last known address was in Barrie but he has recently gone AWOL and believed to be living in the bush. George has suddenly stopped communicating with his family and Police are concerned for his well being with the current heat warnings. He is most likely still in the Barrie area but also has ties to Collingwood.

George is described as:
    •    Male
    •    White
    •    Approximately 5' 5" in height
    •    Approximately 175 lbs in weight
    •    Heavy build
    •    Receding brown/grey hair
    •    Blue eyes
    •    Beard and moustache
    •    Visibly missing teeth

Police are asking anyone with information to contact the Huronia West O.P.P. at (705) 429-3575 or Call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (1-800-222-8477) or submit your information online if you have any information on this crime or others.

Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display, you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.