April 7, 2019 4:15 pm
Updated: April 7, 2019 4:41 pm

Saanich police locate missing 9-year-old boy after tip from public

George Dawson, pictured in 2018, has been reported missing by Saanich Police after leaving his home Sunday morning.

Courtesy Saanich Police
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UPDATE: Saanich Police said on Sunday the child has been found thanks to a tip from the public. Original story below:

Police in Saanich are asking the public for help in finding a missing nine-year-old boy.

George Dawson reportedly wandered off from his home in the Cedar Hill area Sunday morning.

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The child is described as First Nation, 4’10” tall with a stocky build and short dark hair in the shape of a Mohawk.

He was last seen wearing a blue jacket, pants, and black runners. He also has a scab over his right eye and speaks with a lisp.

Police say it’s possible George has a white kick scooter with him.

Anyone who sees George Dawson or has information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Saanich Police.

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