Update: Surrey RCMP announced on June 27 that Brycein Toane has been located and is safe.
Police have reissued an appeal for help in finding a 3-year-old child who is believed to be with his mother but whose whereabouts is unknown.
Surrey RCMP has originally announced on June 20 that Brycein Toane was last seen on June 18 in the 11200 block of 126A Street in Surrey.
In a news release issued today (June 26) Surrey RCMP explained that they were asked to locate the boy after his mother failed to report with him for a check on his well-being, as she was required to do so by the Family Act.
Brycein Toane is believed to be with his mother, Melissa-Sue Seale.
Seale was last seen around 5 p.m. on June 20. Surrey RCMP stated in a news release that due to the length of time he was last seen, police and the Ministry of Children and Family Development are concerned for his well-being.
She is described as a 34-year-old Indigenous female who is 157 centimetres (five-feet, two-inches) tall and weighs 50 kilograms (110 pounds). She has long brown hair and brown eyes.
Brycein Toane is described as a Métis boy who is about 91 centimetres (three-feet) tall and weighs about 16 kilograms (35 pounds) with shoulder-length brown hair and brown eyes. What he was last wearing is unknown.
According to the June 20 news release, Brycein’s father, Dallas Toane, had been last seen around 8 p.m. on June 19.
Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Melissa-Sue Seale or Brycein Toane is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or Crime Stoppers, to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-8477.