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Police seek wanted missing man last seen in Coquitlam, B.C.

Matthew Anthony-Cook, 36, was last seen in Coquitlam on Feb. 25, 2022, according to Coquitlam RCMP.
Matthew Anthony-Cook, 36, was last seen in Coquitlam on Feb. 25, 2022, according to Coquitlam RCMP. Handout/Coquitlam RCMP

Police in Coquitlam,B.C., are seeking public assistance finding a missing man wanted on a warrant obtained under the B.C. Mental Health Act.

Matthew Anthony-Cook was last seen in Coquitlam on Feb. 25 at 7:45 p.m. and was reported missing the same day, police said in a Sunday news release.

Thirty-six-year-old Anthony-Cook may behave in a way that “presents a risk to themselves or the public,” they warned. If anyone sees him, they are asked to call 911 immediately rather than approach him.

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“There is concern for the wellbeing of Anthony-Cook and police are obliged to apprehend him and return him to a designated facility,” Coquitlam RCMP said in the release.

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Anthony-Cook is described as a white man with short brown hair and blue eyes, standing about five-feet-10-inches tall and weighing 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a light brown jacket, grey Adidas hoodie and black pants.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts can reach the detachment at 604-945-1550 and quote the file number, 2022-4972.

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