Saanich Police are seeking public assistance in their search for missing Jenessa Schacter.
The 14-year-old girl was last seen by Saanich Police on Marigold Road in Saanich, on November 4, 2020.
Officers believe it is possible she is with some friends in downtown Victoria. A statement from Saanich Police says her family, friends and police are concerned about her well-being.
“There are some safety concerns that have been identified which led us to classify this missing person case as high-risk,” reads the missing person alert.
Schacter is described as a white girl standing 5’3″ tall, weighing 135 lbs, and has shoulder-length dyed blonde/orange hair.
She was last seen wearing a hoodie with blue jeans, grey t-shirt with black and white running shoes.
According to Saanich Police Cst. Markus Anastasiades, more details about why her case is considered ‘high risk’ cannot be revealed for privacy reasons, due to the fact that Schacter is a minor.
“However what we can say is that they typically fall within these one or several of these categories to be considered high-risk:,” he continued.
“If they are under 18, female, Indigenous, suffer from mental or physical health issues, suffer from drug addiction, are involved in high-risk trafficking, have a medical diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or dementia, or if going missing is uncharacteristic, concerns about self-harm.”
Anyone who sees her is asked to call 911.
Those who have information on her whereabouts are asked to contact Saanich Police at 250-475-4321.