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Nanaimo RCMP seek help locating missing teenager who never made it home for Christmas


Nanaimo RCMP are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 17-year-old boy who never made it home for Christmas as planned. 

Connor Beckett has not been seen since December 23rd and was officially reported missing to police on December 27th. 

His family have told investigators that this behaviour is out of character for the teen and they are all very concerned for his well-being.

Police say that Beckett was living in a Nanaimo youth shelter prior to his disappearance. He was last seen there on December 22nd. 

According to police he told his family he would spend Christmas with them in their Bowser home but never arrived. 

Last contact with Beckett was over the phone on December 23rd when he told his family he was in Port Alberni.

Police say his parents reported that they had sent him an e-transfer but to date the money has not been withdrawn from his accounts.

Attempts to contact Beckett via call or text have all gone unanswered. 

Police say Beckett is a Caucasian youth, standing 5’8” tall, weighing 145 pounds, with blonde hair and blue eyes. No clothing description was available. 

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Connor Beckett is asked to contact Nanaimo RCMP at (250) 754-2345.

Curtis Blandy

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