UPDATE: Surrey RCMP Constable Richard Wright advised Thursday night that Nikita Joseph “has been located and is safe.”
Surrey Mounties are asking for the public’s help to locate Nikita Joseph, a 13-year-old Aboriginal girl who was last seen on Wednesday afternoon.
Staff Sergeant Joe Johal said she was last seen at 3 p.m. on Jan. 22, in the 6400-block of 121st Street in Newton. “She has not been seen or heard from since.”
This is not the first time the girl has been the subject of a missing persons bulletin.
Joseph is five feet one inch tall, about 100 pounds and has dark maroon hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a grey sweater and grey sweat pants.
“Police and family are concerned for her health and well-being,” Johal said. “She is known to frequent transit stations and bus loops.”
Police ask anyone with information on the girl’s whereabouts to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, quoting file number 2020-11419.