One month after Mark Clarke was last seen, no trace has been found of the 34-year-old Canning-area man.
Kings RCMP Sgt. Stephen Power said March 1 there is nothing new to report on the case, but the police investigation into Clarke’s disappearance continues.
“I know (Valley) Ground Search and Rescue were doing some training exercises earlier in the area,” Power said.
Search manager Fred Bond confirmed members of the volunteer group have been looking for Mark Clark of their own volition.
Some of the team, he noted, had carefully walked the roads and other paths that Clarke normally travelled.
Valley Search and Rescue see the unofficial search efforts as a training exercise, Bond added.
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Clarke was last seen around noon Feb. 4 when a friend dropped him off at the intersection of Kentville’s Aberdeen and Main streets.
Clarke is Caucasian, approximately five foot 10 inches tall, weighs approximately 160 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. When last seen, Clarke had long sideburns and full goatee.
He was wearing a canvas-type, insulated winter coat; insulated, brown, canvas hiking boots; jeans and gloves. Anyone with information is asked to call the nearest police department or New Minas RCMP, 902-679-5555.
People can also pass on information on anonymously through Open Arms in Kentville, 300-1729