UPDATE: Oak Bay Police have confirmed the missing teen has been located and is safe.

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Oak Bay Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teenage boy last seen Friday morning.

17-year-old Garth Young was last seen around 10 a.m. on Friday leaving for school, and has been reported missing.

Police say he was last seen in the 2000 block of Frederick Norris Road in Oak Bay.

Young is described as Caucasian, standing 5’9” tall with a slim build. He has dirty blond hair and was wearing a grey plaid jacket and black clothing when he left home.

Anyone who sees Young or has information on his whereabouts is asked to call Oak Bay Police at 250-592-2424.

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