Shelburne RCMP ask for help finding missing hitchhiker

Shelburne RCMP are asking for the public's help to find a missing Shelburne man who was last seen hitchhiking at around midnight on Dec. 25.

Joseph Langthorne, 37, was last seen on Dec. 25

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  • On Jan. 20, RCMP reported Joseph Langthorne was located safely in Montreal.
Joseph Langthorne is described as five feet seven inches, 190 pounds, with hazel eyes and brown hair. (RCMP)
Shelburne RCMP are asking for the public's help to find a missing Shelburne man who was last seen hitchhiking at around midnight on Dec. 25.

Police say 37-year-old Joseph Langthorne was last spotted near exit 19 of Highway 103 and believe he was heading toward Liverpool.

Langthorne is described as five feet seven inches, 190 pounds, with hazel eyes and brown hair. He was last seen wearing a dark-coloured hoodie, camo pants and white sneakers.

RCMP are concerned for his well-being.

"There's no indication of foul play at this point," said Cpl. Andrew Joyce.

Anyone with information about Langthorne's whereabouts is asked to call Shelburne RCMP at 902-875-2490 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text TIP202 and a message to CRIMES (274637) or through its website, www.crimestoppers.ns.ca.

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