The Regina Police Service is asking for the public’s help in locating a nine year-old male child who was reported missing to police after he did not return home from school this afternoon (Tuesday). It is very unusual for this child to be missing; his family and police are concerned for his safety and well-being, especially in this cold, winter weather.
Nine year-old Luke Alexander TAYPAYOSATUM is described as male, Indigenous, approximately 4’ 11’ tall, weighing about 110 pounds. He has straight brown hair and brown eyes. He has a scar on his right eyebrow. Luke TAYPAYOSATUM was last seen wearing grey ski pants, a black winter jacket, a black and red toque, a grey neck warmer, black mitts and black winter boots. He is also wearing a blue and grey t-shirt and a “Quicksilver” sweater, and is carrying a black “Swiss Army” backpack. Luke TAYPAYOSATUM was last seen at his school in the 300 block of Scarth Street. He was seen by staff at approximately 3:40 p.m. today (Tuesday), but he did not return home at the usual time.
Police received the missing person report at 4:14 p.m. on Tuesday, January 19, 2021, from the parent of the child. Since that time police have been checking with the school, a nearby library, playgrounds, and with his friends. Efforts to find him have been unsuccessful so far.
Anyone who knows of the whereabouts of Luke Alexander TAYPAYOSATUM is asked to contact the Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Anyone who sees a child matching the description of Luke Alexander TAYPAYOSATUM is asked to contact police. The Regina Police Service thanks the public and the media for their attention and cooperation in this matter.