Missing East Gwillimbury man last seen in Picton

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a 70 year old man, Van Ho Tran, who was last seen at Canadian Tire in Picton yesterday.

Investigators with the York Regional Police #1 District Criminal Investigations Bureau are searching for Tran, who is missing from the Town of East Gwillimbury.

Tran was reported missing in the early morning hours of Tuesday, September 13, 2022 when he failed to return home from his Scarborough workplace on Monday. He is believed to be mobile in a gold Toyota Highlander and was sighted at approximately 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, September 14, at the Canadian Tire located at 13321 Loyalist Parkway in Picton,

He may appear confused or lost.

Police and his family are concerned for his well-being.


  • Male, Asian, 70 years
  • 5’3”, 150 lbs., thin build
  • Black hair, brown eyes
  • Wearing a blue mechanic overalls and a blue toque


  • Gold Toyota Highlander
  • Plate: AMPE028

Anyone with information is asked to call the York Regional Police #1 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7141, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com.