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LATEST UPDATE: Missing Parksville woman reportedly 'safe and sound'

Suzanne Bell was last seen in Parksville on Friday night. Oceanside RCMP are asking people with any additional information about Bell to contact police immediately at 250-248-6111.  - Photo Submitted by Oceanside RCMP
Suzanne Bell was last seen in Parksville on Friday night. Oceanside RCMP are asking people with any additional information about Bell to contact police immediately at 250-248-6111.
— image credit: Photo Submitted by Oceanside RCMP

RCMP confirmed Monday night that 57-year-old Suzanne Bell was located and is "safe and sound."

On Saturday police issued a news release stating Bell had gone missing Aug. 15 and was last seen in Parksville, walking by herself, in the area near Pym Street and Island Highway. By Monday morning, RCMP reported Bell had sent an e-mail to someone and she was believed to be "safe and dry with a computer."

Emergency crews were dispatched over the weekend in search of Bell, who was reported by police to be "currently homeless" and "emotionally distraught."

RCMP say they would like to thank the media and public for their assistance in locating Bell.

— RCMP news release

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