Oxford man missing in Canada after going for a hike

A father has issued an emotional appeal for help in the search for his son who is thought to have gone missing while hiking in Canada. Tom Billings, 22, was reported missing after he failed to return to accommodation in Vancouver for several days.

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Father's appeal for news of son missing in Canada

The father of a 22-year-old man from Oxford who's gone missing hiking in the Canadian mountains has appealed for information about his whereabouts.

Tom Billings was due to return home last weekend -but hasn't made any contact with friends and family for more than two weeks.

Tom, who recently graduated from university, had been exploring Canada for the first time. He was staying in Vancouver and said he wanted to trek in the North Shore Mountains, where several rescue teams have been searching for him.

Sangeeta spoke to Martin Billings from our Didcot newsroom.

Additional footage courtesy of CTV.

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