Update - Portage la Prairie RCMP search for missing 14-year-old male

January 20, 2022
Portage la Prairie, Manitoba

News release

Coltyn Gretsinger has been safely located. The RCMP thanks the public and the media for their assistance.


On January 20, 2022, at approximately 9:10 am, Portage la Prairie RCMP received a report of a missing 14-year-old male, Coltyn Gretsinger, from the RM of Portage la Prairie.

This morning at approximately 2:00 am, Coltyn Gretsinger left a residence on Highway 26 near High Bluff, in a vehicle. That vehicle was located later this morning, abandoned in the ditch, approximately 3 km from the residence on Highway 26. Items belonging to Coltyn were recovered near the vehicle, but he was not located.

Coltyn is 5'5" with a slender build, short black hair and brown eyes. It is believed he is wearing a black winter coat with fur around the hood.

Police and family are concerned for his well-being and are asking the public for assistance.

If you have any information please call Portage la Prairie RCMP at 204-857-8767 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.

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Contact information

Cpl. Julie Courchaine, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations
204-983-8497

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