No charges have been laid but an adult male has been arrested in connection with a missing child in Quesnel.
RCMP say a 10-year old boy was reported missing by his family yesterday.
Corporal Maddona Saunderson, with North District RCMP, confirms that he was last seen by a friend riding his bike in the the West Quesnel area on Avery Avenue at around 3-30.
He was in the company of an adult male who was also on a bicycle.
Saunderson says police were able to establish the identity of the man and he was located a residence just after 8 o’clock this morning.
The lone occupant of the home was taken into custody and Saunderson says they are now working to determine the events surrounding the young boy’s disappearance.
She says the investigation is in its infancy and no further information is available at this time.
ORIGINAL STORY: (11-12 am July 22)
A 10-year old boy was reported missing by his family yesterday (Thursday) afternoon.
Sergeant Clay Kronebusch says he was last seen in the the West Quesnel area on Anderson Drive.
“Initially, he was was last seen by a friend around 3-30 pm. He was located this (Friday) morning shortly after 8 o’clock at a residence in West Quesnel.
Kronebusch says they are now investigating the circumstances surrounding where he was throughout the night.
“We do have one male in custody regarding this, and we are still investigating. It’s undetermined at this point if there will be charges.”
RCMP are not releasing the boy’s name.