40-year-old James Milito, who was thought to be missing in Sooke has been found safe, according to the Joint Rescue Co-Ordination Centre. (Contributed)

40-year-old James Milito, who was thought to be missing in Sooke has been found safe, according to the Joint Rescue Co-Ordination Centre. (Contributed)

UPDATE: Missing Sooke man found safe

The man who was thought to be missing in Sooke has been found safe, according to the Joint Rescue Co-Ordination Centre.

Search and rescue teams, as well as the Sooke RCMP were searching for 40-year-old James Milito, after his canoe and paddle were reported adrift in the Sooke Basin.

There is no word as to why his canoe and paddles were found adrift.

 

40-year-old James Milito, who was thought to be missing in Sooke has been found safe, according to the Joint Rescue Co-Ordination Centre. (Kevin Laird/Sooke News Mirror)

40-year-old James Milito, who was thought to be missing in Sooke has been found safe, according to the Joint Rescue Co-Ordination Centre. (Kevin Laird/Sooke News Mirror)

40-year-old James Milito, who was thought to be missing in Sooke has been found safe, according to the Joint Rescue Co-Ordination Centre. (Kevin Laird/Sooke News Mirror)

40-year-old James Milito, who was thought to be missing in Sooke has been found safe, according to the Joint Rescue Co-Ordination Centre. (Kevin Laird/Sooke News Mirror)