Perth County OPP have called in the aviation team to help them find a man who has been missing since New Years.
SEBRINGVILLE - Perth County OPP are still searching for man who has been missing since New Years.
Derek Ritz was last spotted in the Avonton Road area of Sebringville on New Years Eve sometime before 3:00 a.m. He was wearing blue jeans, a dark coloured shirt and a dark coloured leather motorcycle jacket. Ritz is 5'11, weighing 170 lbs with shoulder length brown hair that is unkempt. He has brown eyes and a tattoo on his right forearm of a woman with a snake. He is possibly carrying an orange backpack.
Perth County OPP have now called in the OPP Aviation Services and the OPP West Region Emergency Response Team to assist with the investigation.
He is known to frequent Sebringville and the City of Stratford. Ritz usually travels on foot when going between these locations.
The Perth County OPP is requesting anyone with information that can assist police in locating this male party to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.crimestoppersgb.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.