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FOUND: Police searching for missing 34-year-old, last seen in Beechwood area

Anwar Hossain's family was concerned for his safety.
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Ottawa Police Service headquarters. Mike Vlasveld/ OttawaMatters

UPDATE, Friday, July 17: Ottawa police say Anwar Hossain has been found and is safe. 


The Ottawa Police Service is asking for the public's help to find a missing 34-year-old Ottawa man, last seen in the Beechwood area.

Officers say Anwar Hossain was last spotted around 4:15 p.m. on Monday, July 6, and his family is concerned for his safety. 

He is described as:

  • Light-brown-skinned 
  • 5' 5'' (165 cm)
  • Average build

Anyone with information about the current whereabouts of Hossain is asked to call the Ottawa Police at 613-36-1222. 

Anyone with any information that could help investigators is asked to contact the Missing Persons Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 2355, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., daily. 

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or 

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