(Xena John/Nanaimo RCMP)

UPDATE: According to an update on Tuesday morning, Xena John has been located safe and sound.

Earlier: Nanaimo RCMP has issued a public appeal to locate a second missing teen this morning.

19-year-old Xena John has been missing since Sunday, October 27th after she failed to return to her north-end Nanaimo home, even though she was supposed to be back by 10 p.m. that night.

Several of John’s friends have contacted and spoken to her, but no one knows where she is.

Due to these failed attempts to ascertain her location, John’s family is extremely concerned for her well being.

She is described as an Indigenous woman who stands 5’2″ tall, weighs 130 lbs, and has long dark hair with blonde streaks.

Anyone who knows of John’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Nanaimo RCMP non-emergency line at 250-754-2345. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com or call 1-800-222-8477.