UPDATE: OPP advised at 5:05 p.m. the man has been found safe:
On April 1, 2021 at approximately 4:30 p.m. officers located the missing person walking on the rail bed near McKenzie Street in the City of Pembroke. The male was located in good health. As a precautionary measure the subject was taken to the hospital by police.
The UOV OPP would like to thank the members of the public who assisted police in locating the missing person.
The Upper Ottawa Valley (UOV) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently searching for a missing 22 year old male from Pembroke.
Stefan YONKEU (pictured above, photo submitted) was last seen on foot after leaving a residence on Cecil Street in the City of Pembroke at approximately 8:30 a.m. on April 1, 2021. His intended destination is unknown at this time. YONKEU is non-verbal and will not likely approach anyone or speak if approached.
YONKEU is described as:
- Black male, 5’6″ tall, slim build
- Wearing a black jacket with red lining, black sweat pants, green long sleeved shirt and black shoes.
OPP’s Canine Unit has been engaged to assist with the search. Police are concerned for YONKEU’s well-being. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of this missing person is asked to contact the Pembroke Detachment of the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP at 613-732-3332 or Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or at www.valleytips.ca.
Peever,S.,OPP Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment(2021,1Apr.) POLICE SEARCH FOR MISSING MAN [media release]