UPDATE -The Ottawa Police Service would like to advise that Chance RUGENERA has been located safe and sound.


OTTAWA - The Ottawa Police Service is currently asking for the public's assistance in locating a 12-year-old boy named Chance RUGENERA. He was last seen in the area of the 500 block of Old St Patrick Street (downtown Ottawa).

He is described as a black male, 12 years of age, 5'7", 170 lbs, very short black hair, scars on back of neck, wearing a green 'University of Sherbrooke' jacket, white pants, blue knap sack. Chance speaks French only and is developmentally delayed.

Anyone with information is asked to contact The Central Division Staff's Desk at 613-236-1222 ext. 5212 or Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 (TIPS).