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.
Boxer Adonis Stevenson also called on anyone with any additional information on Ariel’s whereabouts to call Info-Crime at (514) 393-1133. https://t.co/jIsnBMH7VQ
— Adonis Stevenson (@AdonisSuperman) March 18, 2018
Anyone with information regarding Kouakou’s whereabouts is asked to contact 911 or their local police station immediately.
#Missing Ariel Jeffrey Kouakou: the #SPVM puts an end to the AMBER Alert. We are in the investigative mode and the research continues. We ask the population to stay vigilant and report any information regarding Ariel to 911. Thank you for your help.https://t.co/N30PTYb4bo
— Police Montréal (@SPVM) March 14, 2018
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.