News

Chilliwack teen missing since Sunday

Marcus Simonson - RCMP Photo
Marcus Simonson
— image credit: RCMP Photo

Chilliwack RCMP are asking for public help locating a 15-year-old boy who's been missing since Sunday.

Marcus Simonson was last seen by his step-mother at 6:30 p.m., and sent a message to her via Facebook the next day.

"However, he would not divulge his location to her," Cpl. Tammy Hollingsworth said, adding that Marcus has gone missing on a previous occasion when he hitch-hiked to Alberta with a friend.

She said Marcus does not have a cellular telephone, and it's believed he is not carrying any identification.

"He is a student at Chilliwack Senior Secondary, however he has not attended school since his disappearance," she said.

Simonson is 5'10" tall, weighs 145 lbs with short brown hair. He was last seen wearing a black T-shirt, a red Adidas zip-up sweater, blue jeans and a black baseball cap.

"The RCMP and family members are concerned for his safety," Hollingsworth said.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Chilliwack RCMP at 604-792-4611 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

VIDEO: Witnesses describe scene at Parliament Hill; Raw footage of Ottawa shootings
 
Local charity joins fight against Ebola
 
Dreams of saving the Paramount in Chilliwack persist
Online safety talk for youth
 
Hall of Fame night: 3-Field underdogs beat big bases
 
Election 2014: Heritage questions coming for Chilliwack candidates
Lockdown at research station in Agassiz following Ottawa shooting
 
Two badly hurt while helping stranded driver
 
Election 2014: Surrey school candidates debate education

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 22 edition online now. Browse the archives.