(Jessica Peeling/Oak Bay Police)

UPDATE: According to Oak Bay PD, Jessica Peeling was located safe and sound on Wednesday morning.

Earlier: Oak Bay Police are seeking public assistance in their search for missing Jessica Peeling.

The 21-year-old was reported missing on September 30th at 8:30 p.m. after she did not return home.

Police have been following up on several leads and have reason to believe she may be in the downtown Victoria area.

Victoria Police and other neighbouring jurisdictions have been notified of her disappearance.

There is no reason to believe any foul play has occurred but officers are concerned for her well-being.

Anyone who sees her or has information on her whereabouts is asked to contact Oak Bay Police at 250-592-2424.