UPDATED: Steven Schroff located

55-year-old had vehicle trouble and was out of cell range before making it to Grand Forks.

Nakusp RCMP is requesting assistance in locating 55-year-old Steven Schroff who went missing while preparing to leave for Spokane on Friday

Nakusp RCMP is requesting assistance in locating 55-year-old Steven Schroff who went missing while preparing to leave for Spokane on Friday

UPDATE:

Schroff has been located safe and sound.

At approximately 8:50 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20, the RCMP received a call from his sister advising he heard the announcement on the radio and called to say he was safe. He reported that he had been camping, out of cell range, and had vehicle trouble. He was able to fix his vehicle and make it to Grand Forks. He was planning on continuing his journey to Spokane.

The RCMP would also like to remind people to advise family or friends of their travel plans and or camping location in the event unforeseen incidents such as this occur.

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Nakusp RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 55-year-old Steven Schroff.

Schroff was last seen at 11 a.m. on Friday. Sept. 13 in Nakusp.

According to an RCMP release, family members said he was preparing to leave for Spokane, but never showed up. Nakusp RCMP have confirmed with United States Border Services that Schroff never crossed into the States and is believed to still be in Canada.

Schroff was driving a brown 2006 Toyota Tacoma pick-up truck (B.C. licence plate CH4547).

Telus was able to “ping” his cell phone to the Nelson area, however attempts to locate him have been unsuccessful.

Schroff is described as 5′ 10″ tall (178 cm)  and 190 lbs (86 kg).

Anyone who has seen this vehicle or sees Schroff is asked to contact Nakusp RCMP at 250-265-3677.