THUNDER BAY – NEWS – Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) is coordinating an extensive search of the Thunder Bay community for 14-year-old Josiah Begg, of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug, who has been missing since the weekend.
“We are extremely concerned with Josiah’s disappearance and we hope and pray that he will be located safely as quickly as possible. We have assisted with the search for Josiah since he was reported missing, and have increased our efforts by establishing a command centre to coordinate our efforts,” said Deputy Grand Chief Anna Betty Achneepineskum. “We greatly appreciate the efforts of everyone participating in this search for Josiah and we ask for anyone who has any information about his disappearance to please come forward.”
Josiah was last seen on Saturday May 6, 2017 around 10 p.m. near Vale Community Centre. He is described as slim build, 5’5”’, 120 pounds, with short brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a red baseball cap, red hoody, and grey/white sweat pants.
NAN has mobilized Bear Clan volunteers to assist with the search and has established a Search Command Centre at the Econolodge at 686 Memorial Avenue:
Phone: (807) 630-1982
Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET
Daily meetings held at 10 a.m. ET
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Josiah are asked to contact Thunder Bay Police at (807) 684-1200 or the NAN Search Command Centre at (807) 630-1982. After hours call 911 for emergencies.
Josias Begg Command Centre for Search will be moving to DFC (Dennis Franklin High School, Gymansium) Tomorrow Saturday May 13, 2017. We will be operating from Econo Lodge until Closing 9:30 PM tonight. The Contact # will be the same 630-1982
Donations can be bought to DFC tomorrow.
Bank Acct: For Family and Search. Please State Your Donation: For Family or For Search
Email Address for EMT: email@example.com
Contact Person: Lydia Big George EMT TRANSFERS
PH #: 807-621-6464
9:30 am to 9 search Hours 9:30 to 9:00 pm
Come On Out THUNDER BAY, HELP US FIND JOSIAS BEGG
1-807 630-1982 for INFO