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Police in Canada searching for missing 9-year-old boy

Missing Edmonton boy was last seen at mall by father.
By Danielle Haynes Follow @DanielleHaynes1 Contact the Author   |   May 4, 2014 at 3:55 PM

EDMONTON, Alberta, May 4 (UPI) -- Police in Edmonton, Canada, are searching for 9-year-old Tarrin Cheekinew, who was last seen around 1:30 p.m. local time Saturday at a mall.

The Edmonton Police Service said the boy's father gave him bus fare for his return home from Edmonton's City Centre mall.

His father said he last saw the boy at 1:30 p.m.

Tarrin is described as 4 feet 10 inches tall with a stocky build and long, dark hair. He was last seen wearing a light-blue hooded jacket with the letters "STC" on the back, red shorts and green Nike shoes, Global News reported.

Those with information about the boy's whereabouts are encouraged to call police at 780-423-4567.

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