Winnipeg police safely locate teen previously reported missing

The Winnipeg Police Service headquarters is seen in this file photo. Shane Gibson/Global News

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.

Ayub Askar, 14.
Ayub Askar, 14. WPS Handout

Askar is five feet tall and weighs 140 lbs., with a thin build, short black hair and brown eyes.

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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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