UPDATE: Winnipeg police have safely located Askar.
Winnipeg police are asking for the public’s help finding a missing 14-year-old boy.
Ayub Askar was last seen in the Elmwood area around 3:30 p.m. Monday.
Askar is five feet tall and weighs 140 lbs., with a thin build, short black hair and brown eyes.
He was last seen wearing a grey/black/white camouflage jacket and green/blue pants and carrying a dark-coloured backpack.
Anyone with information is asked to call the missing persons unit at 204-986-6250 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-8477.
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