Search to resume Thursday for missing Bradford teen

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Police are urging residents of Bradford, Ont., to check their backyards for a teen who went missing five days ago.
    
South Simcoe Police say 15-year-old Siem Zerezghi was last seen at his home on Friday evening.
    
They say police have since searched the area using canine units and drones with no luck.
    
Police say that as of Wednesday afternoon, officers were checking people's backyards for the teen.
    
They're also asking residents to talk to their kids who may know Siem, including those who might have communicated with him online.
    
Police say the teen isn't in trouble -- his family just wants him home safe.

South Simcoe Police say they searched until dark Wednesday evening, and at first light on Thursday they will be back out searching for Siem.

Siem was last seen on Friday evening at his home in the Professor Day Drive and Northgate Drive area. He is described as Black, 5′11″ with a thin build, short buzzed hair and brown/black eyes.

- With files from Ashley Legassic.