Vernon patient still missing

Vernon RCMP are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who left a Vernon medical facility Dec. 20 without completing his treatment

Vernon RCMP are asking for the public’s help in locating  a man who left a Vernon medical facility Dec. 20 without completing his treatment.

Police are concerned for the safety of Dale Chernenkoff, 30, and are requesting help so that he can receive necessary medical attention.

Chernenkoff is described as five-foot-10, 240-pounds, heavy-set with long blond/brown hair and he may have a slight beard.

Unfortunately, Vernon RCMP do not have a photo of Chernenkoff to help in identifying him.

He was last seen wearing a black leather coat.

Chernenkoff has relatives throughout B.C. and Alberta that he might attempt to go see, and police note he does travel a lot between the two provinces.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the nearest police office or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.