Portage la Prairie RCMP are asking the public for any information into the whereabouts of a missing man from the community, 69-year-old Mervin Esau.

On December 7, 2023, RCMP received a report stating that Mervin Esau was missing. Mervin was last seen on December 6, at approximately 5pm at his residence located on 6th Avenue NE in Portage la Prairie.

Police say that Esau left his residence in a white Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck with Manitoba licence plate B17055. Officers noted that Mervin did not show up for work and has not been in contact with family.

Mervin Esau is described as 6′ tall, weighs 225 lbs, has brown hair and brown eyes.

Police and family are concerned for Mervin Esau’s well-being. If you see his vehicle, or have information on regarding his whereabouts, you are asked to call Portage la Prairie RCMP at 204-857-4445 or CrimeStoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477. You can also leave a secure tip online at https://manitobacrimestoppers.com/.


RCMP report that Mervin Esau has been safely located.

Last updated: 12/09/2023 at 6:45 pm