The search continues for an elderly man who disappeared last week after leaving a family member's Port Coquitlam home for what was supposed to be a 15-minute walk.
Jaffar Imenpour, who is visiting from Iran, has not been seen since 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 25, and his family has offered a $5,000 reward for any information that leads to his whereabouts.
Yesterday, police said they were continuing the search and had been talking to the family to find any insights they may have as to where the 74-year-old has gone.
"Our investigators are speaking with them," said Coquitlam RCMP Cpl. Jamie Chung. "The investigation is still very much active."
Family members from Europe and Iran have flown to the Lower Mainland to assist with the search, Chung added.
Imenpour is described as an Iranian male, 5'11" tall, weighing approximately 190 lb. He is balding with white hair and a white moustache, and was last seen wearing a dark blue ball cap, black jacket, blue jeans, black runners and glasses.
When he left the PoCo home, he did not have his wallet, money or a phone.
Imanpour does not speak English and does not know anyone in the area other than his family. He is known to frequent Starbucks in Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam, and his family said he does not suffer from dementia or Alzheimers disease.
Anyone with any information is asked to call the Coquitlam RCMP at 604-945-1550. Mehrdad Imanpour, Jaffer's son, can also be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.