Christopher Peloso, the husband of Ontario’s former deputy premier George Smitherman, has been reported missing for the second time this year.

Toronto police say the 40-year-old Peloso was last seen on Sunday, Dec. 29, at approximately 11 a.m. in the Bloor Street West and Lansdowne Avenue area. 

One Sunday evening, Smitherman tweeted: "Freedom from depression has been elusive for Christopher and once again he is missing and we fear for his safety."

He is described as white, five feet eight inches tall, weighing 140 pounds, with thinning light brown, short hair and a two-inch scar on his left temple. He was last seen wearing a dark blue bomber jacket with buttons on the front, grey or blue denim pants and black dress boots with laces.

Police say they are concerned for his safety.

Peloso was also reported missing in September and was found two days later by a police K-9 unitcurled up and lying near a fence that runs along the railway tracks near Lansdowne and Dupont Avenues.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact police at 416-808-1100 or call Crime Stoppers at 416-222-TIPS (8477). Information can also be submitted online at www.222tips.com.