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MISSING: Teens from Comox, Colwood may be in Victoria or Nanaimo

Tyson Brown, 15, and Grace Smiley, 16, have been missing since Aug. 1
West Shore RCMP is searching for missing teens Tyson Brown, 15, and Grace Smiley, 16, who are believed to be together in Victoria, Nanaimo or Vancouver. (Courtesy West Shore RCMP)

West Shore RCMP and Comox Valley RCMP are searching for two missing teens who may be in Victoria, Nanaimo or Vancouver.

Tyson Brown, 15, and Grace Smiley, 16, were reported missing from Colwood and Comox, respectively, on Aug. 1. They are believed to be together.

Brown is described as a 5’8” Indigenous teen, weighing 140 pounds. He has medium length black hair and brown eyes. he was last seen wearing black shorts, a black shirt and grey sweater, and white Nike runners.

Smiley is described as a 5’10” Caucasian teen, also weighing 140 pounds. She has long brown hair, green eyes and a piercing in her right ear. She was last seen wearing black leggings, a tie-dyed hoodie and black tank-top, and white Adidas sneakers.

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Grace’s mom, Nicky Smiley, posted a public plea on her Comox Valley Wildlife Sightings Facebook page Monday afternoon.

“She left Comox on the bus to Langford to meet her boyfriend (we did not know she was going). We have not heard from her since 2 pm on Sunday. Our hearts are breaking right now. If you could share this post and help us find her we would really appreciate it. We need her home!”

The post has been shared more than 1,300 times.

A few hours later, Nicky offered the following update:

“I spoke to the bus driver and confirmed she got on in Comox and off at 6:15 in Langford.”

Anyone with information on the whereabouts Tyson Brown and Grace Smiley is asked to contact the West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264 or Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321.

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