Police divers search river for missing 10-year-old Ariel Jeffrey Kouakou

Mar 19 2018, 2:54 pm

The search for 10-year-old Ariel Jeffrey Kouakou continues in Montreal as police divers are now taking to the frigid Rivière-des-Prairies to look for the missing 10-year-old boy.

Kouakou was last seen on Monday, March 12, around 12 pm in the Ahuntsic-Cartierville area, after leaving his home to visit a friend.

An Amber Alert was issued for on March 13, but it was canceled later that evening.

Kouakou’s parents say that they believe their son was abducted. They have posted a $10,000 reward and over the weekend, champion Canadian boxer Adonis Stevenson said he would contribute an additional $15,000, bringing the award to $25,000.

A GoFundMe page has also been set up to support the Kouakou family. So far, over $25,000 has been raised.

Anyone with information regarding Kouakou’s whereabouts is asked to contact 911 or their local police station immediately.

The young boy is described as Black, 137 cm (4′ 6″) – 142 cm (4′ 8″), and weighing 40 kg. He was last seen wearing grey pants, a black coat, and yellow shoes.

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