Missing 11-year-old girl might have travelled through Nanaimo today

Oceanside RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Florence McNab of Qualicum Beach

itA missing girl from Qualicum Beach might have travelled through Nanaimo on Wednesday.

Oceanside RCMP advised in a press release tonight (June 14) it is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 11-year-old Florence McNab.

She was reported missing from her home this afternoon.

“Extensive investigative effors have been conducted this afternoon in an attempt to locate Florence,” noted the press release. “Police are following up on unconfirmed information that she was at the Nanaimo ferry terminal and have not ruled out that she has travelled off Vancouver Island to the Lower Mainland.”

McNab is 5-foot-3, 130 pounds with blue eyes and purple-and-blue-coloured shoulder-length hair. She wears glasses and may be carrying a black and grey backpack.

“The Oceanside RCMP and Florence’s family are concerned and want Florence to contact us right away,” the press release noted.

Anyone with information is asked to call Oceanside RCMP at 250-248-6111.