***UPDATE**** Regina police say Luke was found and is safe and sound.
Regina Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a nine year-old boy who was reported missing to police after he did not return home from school Tuesday afternoon. It is very unusual for the boy to be missing; his family and police are concerned for his safety and well-being, especially in this cold, winter weather.
Nine year-old Luke Taypayosatum is described as Indigenous, approximately 4’ 11’ tall, weighing about 110 pounds. He has straight brown hair and brown eyes. He has a scar on his right eyebrow. He was last seen wearing grey ski pants, a black winter jacket, a black and red toque, a grey neck warmer, black mitts and black winter boots. He is also wearing a blue and grey t-shirt and a “Quicksilver” sweater, and is carrying a black “Swiss Army” backpack.
He was last seen at his school in the 300 block of Scarth Street. He was seen by staff at approximately 3:40 p.m.Tuesday afternoon, but he did not return home at the usual time.
Since receiving the missing person report on Tuesday afternoon, police have been checking with the school, a nearby library, playgrounds, and with his friends. Efforts to find him have been unsuccessful so far.