Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Update: Missing Hope girl found
Jessica Janis Webber, a 16-year-old girl from Hope who was last seen on July 8th, 2012, attended the Lethbridge RCMP detachment in Alberta on August 7, 2012, and should no longer be considered missing.
Hope, BC: Jessica Janis Webber, a 16 year old girl from Hope, was last seen on July 8, 2012, at 5:00 AM at her residence.
Jessica is described as 5'4", 96 pounds, with brown shoulder length hair and brown eyes. It is believed she has traveled to Alberta by hitching rides with long haul truck drivers. Police have confirmed that Jessica attended a friends residence in Wetaskiwin, Alberta on July 9th. She has family and friends in Hay River and Lethbridge, however there is no indication at this time that she has been to either city. On July 17th, police confirmed that Jessica contacted a friend in Campbell River, BC, and advised the friend that she was in Alberta.
Jessica's family is very worried about her as they have not heard from her since she went missing.
"Jessica lives a high risk lifestyle and has gone missing on several occasions before," says Corporal Tammy Hollingsworth. "The concern we have now is when she has gone missing in the past she usually maintains contact and checks in with her regular friends and family, however she hasn't this time."
If you have any information on the whereabouts of Jessica Webber you are asked to call the Hope RCMP at 604-869-7750 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).