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Amber Alert issued for Ontario boy

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March 05, 2020 - 8:22 AM

Toronto police issued an Amber Alert today in the search for a 14-year-old boy who went missing in North York yesterday morning.

Shammah Jolayemi, 14, was last seen on Wednesday, March 4, at 8:25 a.m., in the Jane Street and Driftwood Avenue area.

A vehicle of interest has been tied to his disappearance and it's described as dark coloured, possibly a black Jeep Wrangler with oversized tires, a front-mounted brush bar and round fog lights.

Shammah is described as 5-foot-11 to 6-foot-0, slim build, with short dark brown hair. He was last seen wearing a grey hooded sweater, grey track pants with a thin orange stripe on the pants, a shiny black puffy winter coat, black and yellow air Jordan shoes and may have been carrying a red and black Adidas backpack

Police are extremely concerned for his safety and urge anyone who recognizes him, or has any information about his whereabouts, to contact officers.

If anyone sees Shammah they should immediately call police on 911.

Officers also want to speak to the boy’s step-brother Olalekan Osikoya and encourage him to contact police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).

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