Dreydon Desjarlais, 16, was last seen at his Salmon River Road home on May 9, 2020. (RCMP)

UPDATE: Missing North Okanagan teen found

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP locate 16-year-old boy after missing from Salmon River Road home

UPDATE MAY 14, 2:20 P.M.:

A missing North Okanagan teen has been found.

Dreydon Desjarlais, 16, was last seen May 9 at his Salmon River Road home.

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP have located Desjarlais and thank the public for their assistance.

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UPDATE Thursday, May 14, 9 a.m.:

RCMP continue their investigation into a missing youth from Salmon River Road.

Dreydon Desjarlais, 16, was reported missing May 11.

”Our investigators have followed up on many leads but have not located Dreydon,” said Tania Finn, Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP media relations. “The investigation is active and we appreciate any tips from the public on Dreydon’s whereabouts.”

Desjarlais was last seen wearing a blue hoodie, jeans and was carrying a red and black backpack. The 5-foot-8 and around 100-pound boy has black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the local police detachment or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or nokscrimestoppers.com.

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ORIGINAL Monday, May 11:

Police are looking for a 16-year-old boy who was last seen May 9 at his Salmon River Road home.

Dreydon Desjarlais was last seen wearing a blue hoodie, jeans and was carrying a red and black backpack.

The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP are requesting public assistance in locating the missing youth and are “very concerned” for his well being.

The 5-foot-8 and around 100-pound boy has black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the local police detachment or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or nokscrimestoppers.com.

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