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UPDATED: Vulnerable man missing from Wandering River

Cole Williams, 19, hasn't been heard from since July 9 and is considered a vulnerable person

UPDATE: Friday, July 10, 10:44 p.m. Athabasca County Fire Services has confirmed that Cole Williams was found alive and well.

WANDERING RIVER - RCMP are asking for the public's assistance is located a 19-year-old man from Wandering River they consider to be a vulnerable person.

An RCMP press release sent Friday, July 10, just after 9 p.m., stated Cole Williams was last heard from on July 9 at 11:30 p.m. while he was in the Wandering River area, approximately100 km northwest of Athabasca. Boyle RCMP believe that Williams is particularly vulnerable due to a cognitive delay and may appear confused or disoriented.

Williams is described as five-foot-11 and 110 pounds. He has near shoulder length brown hair, blue eyes and was last seen wearing a dark brown/black plaid coat, yellow/green pyjama pants and flat bottom skater-style shoes.

Boyle RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Williams..

If you have information, please call the Boyle RCMP at 780-689-4081. 

If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by Internet at You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), you may be eligible for a cash reward.