Nikita Joseph, 13. (Surrey RCMP photo)

Police say Surrey girl Nikita Joseph, 13, has been found and is safe

Joseph had gone missing before. Most rcently, she was reported missing on Jan. 22

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.

READ ALSO: Missing sisters found safe again, police say

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.



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