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Police seek help finding senior possibly heading to Portage la Prairie

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Winnipeg police are asking for your help finding 66-year-old Remie Van Achte, last seen in the early evening of July 2.

Late Wednesday, police said new information suggests Van Achte may have been heading towards Portage la Prairie. He may have last been spotted Tuesday evening just outside Winnipeg at the corner of Highway 1 and Highway 424, also known as White Plains Road.

Van Achte is described as 5-foot-7 and caucasian with a medium build, short grey hair and blue eyes. When last seen, he was wearing a black baseball cap with red writing on it, a blue jean jacket, T-shirt, blue jeans and white runners.

Anyone with information on Van Achte or his possible location is asked to call the Winnipeg Police Service Missing Persons Unit at 204-986-6250.

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Updated on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 9:10 PM CDT: updates with new police information.

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