UPDATE: THE MISSING FORT KENT MAN RETURNED HOME SOMETIME AFTER MIDNIGHT. POLICE AND FAMILY THANK ALL THOSE WHO HELPED SEARCH AND SPREAD THE WORD.

Fort Kent Police are seeking the public's help locating a local man who left his home on foot early Wednesday and has not been seen since. Relatives of  John Philip Sylvain say he was last seen walking his regular route on South Perley Brook Road. He was wearing blue jeans and a gray t-shirt.

Fort Kent Police Department

Sylvain's niece Michelle Sylvain Krenzien posted a request for help on Facebook this evening and a photo taken about a month ago.

Michelle Sylvain Krenzien/Facebook

If anyone has seen or knows the whereabouts of John Philip Sylvain, please contact the Fort Kent Police Department at 207-834-5678.