Nanaimo Police are searching for a missing 17-year-old who was last heard of Dec. 23 in Port Alberni.
Connor Beckett’s family say their last contact with the teenager was on December 23, when Connor said he arrived in Port Alberni en route to Bowser, the community where his family lives.
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His parents transferred money to him when they learned he had arrived in Port Alberni, but that money was never withdrawn, according to police.
“His family have told investigators that this behavior is not in their son’s character and they are therefore extremely concerned for his safety and well-being,” the constable said. Gary O’Brien.
“Calls and texts on his mobile phone went unanswered.”
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Beckett was reported missing by his family on December 27 after he never showed up for Christmas celebrations.
The missing boy is described as five-foot-eight, weighing around 145 pounds, with blonde hair and blue eyes.
Beckett was last seen Dec. 22 at a youth shelter in Nanaimo, where he resided.
Anyone with potential information is asked to contact the Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345.
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