Nanaimo RCMP were asking for the public’s assistance in locating 14-year-old Dominic Tom, but he has since been located. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: 14-year-old Nanaimo boy located and is safe

Dominic Tom hadn’t returned home after visiting a friend at the hospital earlier this week

UPDATE: The youth who had been missing has been located and is safe and sound, confirmed Sgt. Jon Stuart, Nanaimo RCMP spokesman.

PREVIOUSLY POSTED: Nanaimo RCMP are looking for a teen who went to visit a friend at the hospital this past weekend and didn’t come back home afterward.

Police distributed a press release Thursday asking for the public’s assistance in locating 14-year-old Dominic Tom, who has not been seen since Sept. 1.

Tom visited a friend that day at about 3:30 p.m. at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital.

He is indigenous, 5-foot-4, 115 pounds. He is believed to have been wearing a black hoodie, black track pants and carrying a black backpack when last seen.

Anyone with information is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477 or submitting a tip online at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.

READ ALSO: Nanaimo RCMP ask for help locating missing man



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