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Thunder Bay police continue search for missing 17-year-old

Thunder Bay police have released new information they hope will help locate a missing 17-year-old.

Braiden Jacob was last seen December 6 in Limbrick Street area

The Thunder Bay Police Service announced Thursday it is investigating the death of Braiden Jacob, 17, of Webequie First Nation, as a homicide. (Thunder Bay Police Service/Supplied)

Thunder Bay police have released new information they hope will help locate a missing 17-year-old.

Braiden Jacob was last seen in the early morning hours of Thursday, Dec. 6 in the Limbrick Street area.

Prior to that, he was seen at about 9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5 at the Victoria Inn on Arthur Street.

Jacob is described as being about six feet tall, with a slim build, short black hair, and brown eyes.

Braiden Jacob was last seen wearing a sweater like this one, Thunder Bay police said. (Thunder Bay Police Service/Supplied)

On Saturday, police also released a description of the clothing Jacob was wearing when last seen:

  • A hooded sweatshirt with a camouflage pattern, and black stripes with white lettering on the sleeves
  • A black hat with a red leaf
  • Dark-coloured pants
  • Brown DC shoes

Anyone with information about Jacob's whereaboutes is asked to call police at 684-1200, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Information can also be provided online at p3tips.com.

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