A recent photo of Izaiah Loring with his mother Giselle Simms. (Submitted photo)

UPDATE: Izaiah Loring family says young man missing since Boxing Day has been found

No details have been released; family requests privacy

UPDATE: Izaiah Loring’s family has reported the 21-year-old has been found.

In a Facebook message to The Interior News a member of the family thanked all the people who came out over the weekend to search for the young Kitwanga man.

No details are being released.

“Izaiah’s family requests respecting his privacy at this time and will keep everyone informed of the arrangements. W’iit’isim t’oyaxsim’ n’isim.” the message stated.

Original story below:

Police are looking for a 21-year-old Kitwanga man who went missing from near his home on boxing day.

Izaiah Loring was last seen Dec. 26 being dropped off at home by a friend at approximately 10 a.m., said his mother Giselle Simms.

“This is extremely out of the ordinary for Izaiah,” she said. “His entire family is beside themselves with worry. Please come forward if you have seen him or know of his whereabouts.”

New Hazelton RCMP confirmed there is an open investigation into the disappearance, but would not give any details about the possible circumstances.

Simms said the family has no idea what might have happened.

Anybody with information about this case should contact New Hazelton RCMP at 250-842-5244.

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