The Esquimalt division of the VicPD worked quickly to locate a missing 11-year-old boy on Friday afternoon. (Black Press Media File).

VicPD quickly locate high-risk missing boy

Youth found in Esquimalt shortly after police alerted the public

An 11-year-old boy who went missing in Esquimalt on May 1 was quickly located by VicPD.

According to police, the young boy was last seen in the 900-block of Selkirk Avenue around noon before going missing.

Police alerted the public to his disappearance via Twitter around 1:15 p.m. Shortly after, VicPD announced that officers in the Esquimalt division had located the boy safely.

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