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Friends, family of Colten Pratt hold vigil hoping for tips

A Winnipeg woman is hoping a vigil for her missing son will help her find him.

Colten Pratt was last seen on Nov. 6

A Winnipeg woman is hoping a vigil for her missing son will help her find him. 1:31

A Winnipeg woman is hoping a vigil for her missing son will help her find him.

Colten Pratt's mother, Lydia Daniels, said her hope is that the vigil will result in tips about her son's whereabouts. (Wendy Buelow/CBC)
Several hundred people, including family, friends and community members gathered at a vigil for Colten Pratt in the same downtown spot where he was last seen. 

They said prayers and lit candles for the 26-year-old who has been missing for more than 70 days. 

Pratt was last seen on Nov. 6 at the Marlborough Hotel in Winnipeg.

Colten Pratt, 26, was last spotted in downtown Winnipeg on Nov. 6. Winnipeg police say they are concerned about his well-being. (WPS/Submitted)
Pratt's mother, Lydia Daniels, said she hoped that the vigil at the last place her son was seen might lead to tips on his whereabouts.

"That it might spark a memory or spark a sighting of him or somebody may have seen him," she said. 

"We want to share and pray together and have a candlelight vigil to keep the flame of hope burning. To bring people forward with information that will help locate my son."

People attending a vigil for the 26-year-old man held candles in holders marked "Colten Pratt Vigil 2015." (Wendy Buelow/CBC)

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