UPDATED: Police Searching for Lost Tourist Last Seen in Mississauga


Published June 14, 2017 at 12:06 am


Police are appealing to the public for help in locating a 46-year-old German man who was last seen in Mississauga.

Thorsten Schmidt was last seen at approximately 3:20 p.m. on June 10 at a hotel in the Viscount Road and Airport Road area.

Schmidt is described as a 6’4” white male who is 310 pounds. He has a heavy build, short, curly, pushed back hair and a clean-shaven complexion. Schmidt speaks English, but has a heavy German accent. He was last seen wearing a t-shirt, grey track pants and white sneakers.

He may be operating a red electrical scooter (see below) or traveling with a walking cane.

Family and police are concerned for his well-being, as he suffers from a medical condition that requires regular medication. Schmidt is visiting Canada and is not familiar with the area.     

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of SCHMIDTis asked to call investigators at the Airport Criminal Investigation Bureau at (905) 453–2121, ext. 3135.  

UPDATED. He has been found in good health. 

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