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West Kelowna teen found

UPDATE DEC 20: As a result of media attention in this case, the Kelowna RCMP have confirmed 17-year-old Daniel Schmidt has been located, and he is safe and sound.

Police continue to search for a 17-year-old West Kelowna boy after he was reported missing over a month ago.
On Nov 11, at 8:50 a.m., West Kelowna RCMP received a report of a missing teen from a residence on the 3600 block of McIver Road West.

Daniel Schmidt apparently left his home at around 10 a.m. the previous day with no known destination. 

It appears that Schmidt is actively avoiding contact with his family but has been active on social media.

He has recently changed his appearance by shaving his head and has apparently been spotted in the McDonald's Restaurant located at the intersection of Highway 33 and Hollywood Road in Rutland.

Police simply need to confirm that Schmidt is safe.
Schmidt is described as:

  • Caucasian
  • 6' tall and 140 lbs with a slim build
  • Shaved head, or very short black hair, and brown eyes

Anyone with any information regarding the whereabouts of Daniel Schmidt is asked to call the West Kelowna RCMP 250-768-2880.


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