The Esquimalt division of the VicPD worked quickly to locate a missing 11-year-old boy on Friday afternoon. (Black Press Media File).

VicPD quickly locate high-risk missing boy

Youth found in Esquimalt shortly after police alerted the public

An 11-year-old boy who went missing in Esquimalt on May 1 was quickly located by VicPD.

According to police, the young boy was last seen in the 900-block of Selkirk Avenue around noon before going missing.

Police alerted the public to his disappearance via Twitter around 1:15 p.m. Shortly after, VicPD announced that officers in the Esquimalt division had located the boy safely.

READ ALSO: Bomb unit detonates suspicious toolbox left in Victoria basketball court


@devonscarlett
Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

devon.bidal@saanichnews.com

VicPD

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Royal B.C. Museum reopens in phases, some galleries remain closed to start summer

Victoria museum and archives open first galleries June 19

Saanich farm stands can stay open

Council amending bylaw to allow for temporary use permits

Study looks at feasibility of Vancouver Island abattoir

South Island Prosperity Partnership funds study looking at local meat processing

Greater Victoria’s first BC Cannabis Store could open at Saanich shopping centre

Store application for Uptown Shopping Centre headed for public hearing

B.C. records no new COVID-19 deaths for the first time in weeks

Good news comes despite 11 new test-positive cases in B.C. in the past 24 hours

Tahsis opens its gates to visitors to save local economy

Seasonal local businesses that rely on tourism hope to survive despite drop in tourist numbers

BC Corrections to expand list of eligible offenders for early release during pandemic

Non-violent offenders are being considered for early release through risk assessment process

Facing changes together: Your community, your journalists

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world in ways that would have… Continue reading

Fraser Valley driver featured on ‘Highway Thru Hell’ TV show dies

Monkhouse died Sunday night of a heartattack, Jamie Davis towing confirmed

Island city cancels plan for homeless camp; exploring alternative option

The plan heard strong objection from neighbouring residents and businesses

B.C. visitor centres get help with COVID-19 prevention measures

Destination B.C. gearing up for local, in-province tourism

36 soldiers test positive for COVID-19 after working in Ontario, Quebec care homes

Nearly 1,700 military members are working in long-term care homes overwhelmed by COVID-19

Most Read