UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP say the 11-year-old boy who had been reported missing has been located safe and sound.
PREVIOUSLY POSTED: Police are asking for the public’s help to find an 11-year-old boy who has been missing since last night.
According to a Nanaimo RCMP press release, Rohan Baptiste was last seen at about 7 p.m. Wednesday in the 300 block of Finlayson Street.
“Given his age his caregivers and friends are extremely worried for his safety and well-being,” the press release noted.
Baptiste is an indigenous youth, 5-foot-3, 120 pounds and has dark hair with blond streaks. Baptiste was last seen wearing a black jacket with white stripes, black track pants with white stripes and black Crocs.
Anyone with information on Baptiste’s whereabouts is asked to call the Nanaimo RCMP non-emergency line at 250-754-2345.