Luke was last seen at 5:30 p.m. on March 24. (Submitted Photo)

Luke was last seen at 5:30 p.m. on March 24. (Submitted Photo)

Missing child said to be heading south down Highway 97

Prince George RCMP say 13 year old Luke went missing during the evening of March 24

Update:

The search for a missing boy in the north Cariboo is intensifying Friday, March 26.

Several search and rescue teams from across the North and Cariboo region were out in the night and again this morning in the Hixon area assisting the Prince George RCMP and Prince George Search and Rescue in the search for a 13-year-old boy named Luke. Images from the search show teams walking through snowy forests and train tracks in the dark looking for the boy.

See update here

Original story:

Prince George police believe a missing 13-year-old boy is heading south.

Luke was last seen March 24, at 5:30 p.m. according to RCMP. He is four feet tall with a slim build with light brown curly hair and hazel eyes. He was last seen wearing a green and yellow coat with duct tape on it, a black hoodie, and black pants. The release also notes he may be carrying a ball of twine and have a “P.J. Masks” backpack with extra clothes.

“Luke may not comprehend conversation at his own age level,” the release notes. “At this time, investigators believe he is travelling south on Highway 97S.”

Anyone who has seen Luke is asked to contact local police.

READ MORE: Quesnel RCMP release last seen footage of missing man, Andrew Charles Ward

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