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UPDATE: Ottawa police looking for missing man believed to be armed

Officers believe the 19-year-old man was last seen in the wooded area of Terry Fox Drive near March Valley Road.
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Police said missing 19-year-old Mehemet Akarsuslu has been located.

The update was provided early Saturday morning.


Ottawa police are advising the public of a missing man who is suspected to be armed.

Officers said Friday that they are looking for 19-year-old Mehemet Akarsuslu, they believe could be in the wooded area of Terry Fox Drive near March Valley Road.

Akarsuslu is described as olive skinned, 5’10” with a slim build and short brown hair.

He was last seen wearing a green checkered coat, grey sweat pants and tall rain boots.

Police say there are concerns for his safety. 

Anyone with information on his current whereabouts is urged to call 911 immediately.

Do not approach, police advise.

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or at

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