Nearly 200 volunteers showed up at a community hall in the small community of Davidson, Sask., to help search for a young man who has been missing for two weeks.
The volunteers began looking Saturday morning in the area where Roberto Vicente's burned-out car was found, about 30 kilometres west of the small community, which is located along Highway 11 about midway between Regina and Saskatoon.
With the help of ATVs and horses, some searchers worked their way about a dozen kilometres west to Highway 19. Others traversed the area on foot.
Vicente, 25, was last seen Oct. 10 after he left his mother's home in Bladworth, and the car was found a few days later.
Barkley Prpick helped organize the effort, saying he's known Vicente well for the last 15 years. He and others vowed to keep looking until he's found.
"I've known Rob since he was around 10, 11 years old, something like that. Really got to know him in the last six or seven years, once he grew up a little bit more," Prpick said.
"He was a great kid. The humour that he brought to any function was unbelievable."
RCMP officers searched a home in Davidson on Thursday and Friday as part of their investigation.
The owner of the home said she doesn't know Vicente but her nephew worked with him at Panther Industries, a factory in Davidson.