Violet has been found safe, you can read the update here.
North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP has released additional photos of Jesse Bennett, who has been reported missing along with his seven-year-old daughter Violet.
The two were reported missing after Jesse failed to return Violet to her mother’s custody as ordered by the Victoria Family Court.
Jesse is described as a Caucasian man, 36-years-old, 5’10”, 160 lbs, with blue eyes and brown hair, possibly shaved head or wearing hat, with a beard.
Violet is described as a Caucasian girl, 7-years-old, approximately 4 ft tall, weighing 50-60 pounds, with blue eyes and big natural curly hair.
The photo released today was taken on Jan. 19, and police are also releasing photos of the decals that are on Jesse’s car.
The fire sticker is believed to be on one door of the vehicle, the holy sticker on another.
RCMP say there are additional decals with scripture, though they did not provide photos of those.
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Previously, RCMP released information about the vehicle Jesse is believed to be driving.
The vehicle is described as a 2005 grey Honda Civic, four-door sedan bearing B.C. license plate HL111E.
A photo of the type of vehicle is shown in the tweet below, but RCMP say this is a stock photo, they do not have a photo of Jesse’s actual vehicle.
#NorthCowichan/Duncan – Police seek vehicle in missing dad and daughter case https://t.co/M5ay54sPU4 pic.twitter.com/cjNwKtd2R5
— BCRCMP (@BCRCMP) January 28, 2022
RCMP says investigators continue to follow up on each and every tip that relates to this investigation and ask anyone who may have information about Jesse or Violet’s whereabouts, or see his vehicle to call their local police or the North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP at 250-748-5522.