UPDATE: Peterborough boy, 11, returns home after reported missing for 5 days: police

A boy reported missing for more than five days returned home Sunday night, according to Peterborough police. Peterborough Police Service


Peterborough Police Service say an 11-year-old boy returned home around on Sunday night after being reported missing for over five days.

The boy returned home around 11 p.m. and was “in good spirits,” police report.

“Peterborough Police Service are wishing to thank the community for their assistance with this investigation,” police stated.

No other details were provided.

The boy was reportedly missing on Tuesday, Jan. 19. He was last seen on Tuesday, Jan. 19, walking out of the Peterborough Regional Health Centre around 10 a.m.

He was seen approaching a dark grey pick-up truck but then walks away.

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Police at the time said there were concerns for his safety.

“If anyone is harboring the child or misleading police during the investigation, please come forward immediately to help us locate the child safe and sound,” police stated Wednesday morning.

“Police want to remind the public that it is a criminal offence to obstruct police during an investigation.”

Police on Thursday and Friday provided updates stating they were following upon tips and information.

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