Update: Richmond RCMP say that wanted man Woon Chan has been located.
In a statement issued Friday, Mounties thanked the media and public for their assistance, but did not provide any further details.
Richmond RCMP are asking the public to look out for 57-year-old Woon Chan, who is believed to pose a risk to the public.
Chan was being monitored by BC Corrections and had allegedly removed his ankle monitoring bracelet on Jan. 21, RCMP said Thursday evening.
Mounties received a call from BC Corrections around 3:50 p.m. and reached the area of Minoru Boulevard and Firbridge Way where Chan was last seen.
Officers "flooded the area and located the ankle bracelet," but could not find Chan, according to Richmond RCMP.
Chan is described as an Asian male, 5 foot 6 inches tall, 130 lbs, with a slender build, short black hair and brown eyes.
He was last seen wearing a white jacket and black sweat pants.
RCMP did not say why Chan was being monitored by BC Corrections.
“We urge anyone who may have information on Chan’s whereabouts to call police,” said Cpl. Kenneth Lau, spokesperson with the Richmond RCMP.
“If you see him, do not approach him and call 911 immediately.”
Anyone with information on where Chan may be, contact the RCMP at 604-278-1212 quoting file number 2021-1956. To call anonymously, contact Crimestoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477.