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Missing Boy,
Kipling Avenue and Finch Avenue West area,
Franklin Otaniyen, 15

Broadcast time: 08:44
Date: Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Unit: 23 Division
Phone: 416-808-2300
Case #: 2021-972340

The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public's assistance locating a missing boy.

Franklin Otaniyen, 15, was last seen on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, at 7:30 p.m. in the Kipling Avenue and Finch Avenue West area.

He is described as 6’1”, 200 lbs., medium build with short black hair in cornrows. He was last seen wearing a red tracksuit with the graphic MTG written on the back in black, black Nike Air Force 1s and a black Nike backpack.

Police are concerned for his safety.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-2300, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes or Google Play.

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Constable Edward Parks, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Don Mason, 23 Division