17-year-old Sooke boy reported missing on Friday, June 19 found safely that evening. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATED: 17-year-old Sooke boy reported missing on Friday has been found

Sooke RCMP say the youth is safe

A 17-year-old Sooke boy reported missing on Friday, June 19 has been found.

Just before 7 p.m. on Friday evening, Sooke RCMP announced on social media that the missing person had been located safely.

The young resident was reported missing after leaving his family home in a blue truck on Friday morning around 1 a.m.

Members of the community assisted with the search in the Kemp Lake area throughout the day. Sooke RCMP did not say where the youth was found but thanked everyone for their concern and assistance.

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