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Manitoba RCMP looking for missing two-year-old Austin boy

posted Mar 23, 2016, 7:32 AM by Kathy Carr   [ updated Mar 23, 2016, 7:33 AM ]
   On March 22, 2016, Portage la Prairie RCMP received a report of a missing 2 year old boy who was last seen at approximately 6:00 pm that evening playing outside near his residence

  Chase MARTENS is described as 2.5 feet tall, 30 lbs, blue eyes, light brown hair. He was last seen wearing a blue jacket, black splash pants, a red hat and boots that light up as he walks.

   Officers supported by Police Dog Services, volunteers from the Austin Fire Department and Air One from the Winnipeg Police Service have been out actively searching since the report was received.  Over 200 searchers were involved in efforts overnight to locate the missing boy and the search continue this morning.

   The RCMP is asking members of the public travelling in the area of Highway 34 and Austin to be on the lookout for the missing boy. Anyone with information is asked to immediately contact their local police department.