(Photo by VicPD)

UPDATE: Dakotah George, who was the subject of a missing person alert has been located. He is safe.

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Victoria Police are seeking public assistance in searching for missing Dakotah George.

The 8-year-old boy was reported missing from the area near the 3300-block of Quadra Street just before 4 p.m. on Friday, February 7th.

Dakotah is described as a slim Indigenous boy standing 4 ft tall and has brown hair and brown eyes.

He was last seen wearing a dark blue jacket and carrying a dark grey or black backpack.

Anyone who sees Dakotah is asked to call 911.