Update: Canmore RCMP have confirmed that Lewis has been located safely.
Officers are thanking the public, hikers and various agencies who helped to locate him.
RCMP in Canmore have launched a search for a missing man.
Richard Lewis was last seen leaving his home at the Spring Creek Origin Centre retirement home Wednesday night at around 9 p.m.
The 70-year-old man's last known location was along 8 Street in Canmore.
Lewis suffers from a medical condition and is not familiar with Canmore or the surrounding area.
Mounties in Canmore, Canmore Fire, Cochrane Search and Rescue, Calgary Search and Rescue and Kananaskis Emergency Services are all looking for Lewis.
He is described as:
· 211 lbs
· white hair
· wearing a black hat and had a walking stick
If you see Lewis or know of his whereabouts you are asked to call the Canmore RCMP or Crime Stoppers if you'd like to remain anonymous.