Thunder Bay police continue search for missing 47-year-old man after incorrectly saying he was located

Police in Thunder Bay, Ont., say they are still searching for the missing 47-year-old, Bernie Goliboski, after incorrectly saying he was located on Friday.
Police said 47-year-old Bernie Goliboski was last seen by a family member on October 7 around noon in the area of James Street and Redwood Avenue. (TBPS )

Police in Thunder Bay, Ont., say they are still searching for the missing 47-year-old, Bernie Goliboski, after incorrectly saying he was located on Friday.

Thunder Bay Police Service released a media statement on Friday saying they have located the missing man. However that announcement was cancelled shortly after, with police saying it was "based on unconfirmed information."

Police said Goliboski was last seen by a family member on October 7 around noon in the area of James Street and Redwood Avenue.

There is concern for his welfare.

According to a written release issued Thursday, Goliboski is six feet tall with a heavy build, medium length wavy hair and blue eyes.

He was last seen wearing an olive coloured work boots, dark blue sweat pants and a grey fall jacket.

Police are asking anyone with information of Goliboski's whereabouts to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

Clarifications

  • On Friday, police issued a media release saying that they have located the missing 47-year-old Bernie Goliboski. However, they cancelled that announcement shortly after as it was "based on unconfirmed information."
    Oct 12, 2018 2:29 PM ET