Nanaimo RCMP is asking the public for help in trying to locate a local woman who was reported missing Christmas Eve.
Police say 30-year-old Nicole Kristin Reedel of Nanaimo has been living with personal issues but gave no indication of leaving the city.
Family and friends say her disappearance and other factors are out of character.
RCMP say Reedel is normally very active on social media but has not posted anything since December 25.
Reedel does not have access to a motor vehicle and has not reached out to family members residing on the Sunshine Coast.
Reedel is 5’9″ and weighs 165 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.
Police are asking anyone with information on Reedel’s location to contact RCMP.