Officers from the he North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP detachment responded to a call of a man with a weapon in the Genoa Bay area at approximately 9:30 a.m. on March 12.
The man was described as wearing a dark coat and carrying a weapon.
The Emergency Response Team was activated and extensive patrols were made in the area.
The RCMP’s Police Dog Service conducted a track and Air 8, a police air service, also assisted.
Despite the extensive efforts, the male was not located.
If you have any information about this incident, please call the RCMP at 250-748-5522 or if you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).