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OPP seek missing Ontario man

05/16/2012 09:28 EDT | Updated 07/16/2012 05:12 EDT

Police are asking for help in locating a man who has been missing from his home near Smiths Falls, Ont., since last Thursday.

Morris Ladouceur, 58, left his home on Highway 15 in Montague Township on May 10 and has not been seen since.

Ladouceur is described as five-foot-eight-inches tall, 160 pounds, with brown eyes and short grey-brown hair. He was last seen wearing a brown Hawaiian button-up shirt, blue jeans, Hush-Puppy-style shoes and a black jacket with a logo and the letters "TDK" on the jacket.

Police said Ladouceur is known to hitchhike and carry a Bible.

His family said police have already received tips that suggest he may have been headed down Highway 401 towards Toronto.

Lanark County Ontario Provincial Police have been aided in their search by the provincial emergency response team and the provincial police canine unit.

Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is urged to immediately contact Lanark County OPP at 613-267-2626 or 1-888-310-1122.

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