Nanaimo RCMP sent out a press release Tuesday to ask for assistance in locating 15-year-old Rebecca Wilchynski. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Teen girl from Nanaimo who was missing almost a week has been found

RCMP were asking for public’s help in locating 15-year-old Rebecca Wilchynski

UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP say the teen reported missing has been found safe and sound.

PREVIOUSLY POSTED: A Nanaimo teen hasn’t been seen in almost a week and Nanaimo RCMP are asking for the public’s help to try to find her.

Nanaimo RCMP sent out a press release Tuesday to ask for assistance in locating 15-year-old Rebecca Wilchynski, who was last seen Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 6:30 a.m.

“Wilchynski’s caregivers are extremely concerned for her safety and well-being,” notes the press release.

Wilchynski is caucasian, 5-foot-3, 120 pounds, with long hair dyed blue-green. She was last seen wearing a white shirt and grey sweatpants and was carrying a multi-coloured Billabong backpack. The photo attached is fairly recent, police say.

Anyone with information is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477 or submitting a tip online at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.



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