Ottawa police are asking for the public's help to find 37-year-old Mathieu Trudel, who was last seen on Vaudreuil Street in Gatineau on the evening of March 2.

His family is concerned for his safety, police said in a news release Monday.

Trudel takes numerous walking and biking trails, as well as OC Transpo to commute, police said.

He is described as five feet seven inches, 165 to 175 lbs (75 to 79 kg) with an athletic build, and with brown hair and brown eyes. 

Police are asking anyone who knows where Trudel is to contact dispatch at 613-230-6211. Anyone with information to help investigators, but who doesn't know where he is, is asked to contact the missing person unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 2355 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.