Man visiting Metro Vancouver with tour group missing since July: police

Aug 13 2019, 3:56 pm

Police are searching for a missing 31-year-old man who was visiting Metro Vancouver with a tour group.

According to Abbotsford Police, Ci Hong Liao entered his hotel room at the Best Western located at 32110 Marshall Road on July 4 at 11:45 pm. He was staying there with a Taiwanese tour group.

On July 5 at approximately 8:30 am, the tour guide attended Liao’s room before the group headed out for the day. The guide discovered that Liao and his luggage and belongings were gone.

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Ci Hong Liao/ Abbotsford Police

Liao speaks English but has no connections to the Lower Mainland. He was last seen wearing a thin blue jacket and either blue jeans or black pants. He is approximately 5’7″, 150 lbs with short black hair.

Abbotsford Police is working with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Canada Border Services Agency, BC Missing Person Center and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office to locate Liao.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Liao, please contact the Abbotsford Police Department by calling 604-859-5225, text 222973(abbypd), or report anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS) or solvecrime.ca.

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