Police hope Milton community can help find 19-year-old missing man


Published February 9, 2024 at 11:18 am

Matthew Marques, 19, of Milton has been missing since Feb. 7.

A 19-year-old Milton man has been missing for nearly two days and police are asking the public for assistance in finding him.

The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is seeking the public’s assistance is locating a missing Milton man.

Matthew Marques (19) of Milton was last seen on foot at approximately 5:30 pm on Wednesday, Feb. 7, in the area of McDougall Crossing and Scott Blvd. in Milton.

Marques is a white male, about 5-foot-10 with a slim build. He has long, curly black hair and patchy black facial hair with brown eyes.

He was last seen wearing a black winter coat, beige T-shirt, black jeans, black slide-style sandals and a black backpack

Family and police are concerned for his well-being.

Anyone with information about Marques or his possible whereabouts is asked to contact police through 9-1-1 or via the non-emergency line at 905-825-4777.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or at the website.

A person can be reported missing at any time – there is no 24 hour waiting period. If you are concerned for someone’s immediate safety, call 9-1-1. Otherwise, you can report a person as missing to the Halton Regional Police Service by calling the non-emergency number 905-825-4777.

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