Update: The Hopkins Police Department announced Monday afternoon that a person volunteering in the search effort for Waeys Mohamed found the four-year-old's body in Minnehaha Creek earlier on Monday.

First responders arrived at the location and pronounced the toddler dead. Officials say his death is believed to be a tragic accident, however investigators have ordered an autopsy to determined Waeys's cause and manner of death.

Previous version: Hopkins, MN (KROC-AM News)- Search efforts are continuing Monday for a missing Minnesota 4-year-old boy. 

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Volunteers convened on Monday morning to continue looking for the child. Several law enforcement agencies began looking for the young boy on Sunday. 

The Hopkins Police Department says Waeys Mohamed was last seen around 7:30 Sunday morning near an apartment complex in Hopkins.


An emergency alert issued by officials for the Hopkins area indicated the toddler is non-verbal autistic and drawn to water. 

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He is described as approximately 3 feet tall, 40 lbs with short curly hair wearing blue pajama pants. Waeys was last seen wearing blue pajama pants. 

Authorities are asking residents and business owners in the area to check their surveillance cameras for any footage of the missing child. 

Anyone who sees Waeys or has information regarding his whereabouts is asked to call 911. 

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