Delta Police Seek Public Assistance in Locating Missing Person

Release Date/Time: February 24, 2017 1:24pm
Incident Date/Time: Feburary 21,2017
Location: 7800 117 St Delta
DPD File: 17-3682/17-3848

On February 22, 2017 Delta Police responded to a report of a missing person, 52 year old Allen SKEDDEN. He had left his residence located in the 7800 blk of 117 Street in North Delta in the early evening hours of February 21,2017 and has not returned.

Based on initial investigation efforts, police believe Mr. SKEDDEN was last seen on February 21, 2017 between 6pm and 8pm at Queensborough Landing( 800 blk Boyd St. New West.), possibly getting into a white van.

Police are concerned for the health and wellbeing of Mr. SKEDDEN. He has medical conditions that require ongoing medications and it is unknown if he has them with him.  Family and friends also indicate it is out of character for him to leave and not return.

Description: Mr. SKEDDEN is described as a Caucasian male, 52 years, 5’3, stocky build, dark brown curly hair, brown mustache and a cleft lip. Tattoos, one on his right forearm of a Canadian flag. No clothing description known.

He takes public transit and is known to frequent both the Surrey and New Westminster areas.

If anyone has seen or heard from him (on or after February 21) or knows of his whereabouts, are asked to contact the Delta Police 604 946 4411 and quote file 17-3848.