Monday, June 17, 2024

Police seek help locating missing high-risk teenage girl last seen in downtown Victoria


VicPD are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teen who was last seen on January 14th. 

According to police, 17-year-old Lia Barker was recently seen in downtown Victoria in the 900-block of Pandora Avenue, near Our Place Society. 

Police describe Barker as a Caucasian girl, standing 5’9” tall, with a slim build and medium-length blonde hair. 

She is said to have been wearing a thick black and white letterman-style jacket with a “B” emblem, white pants and carrying a dark pink purse when she was last spotted on Pandora Avenue.

Barker has facial scars and police say she may have an injury to her left eye.

Given that Barker is a high-risk youth, investigators are concerned for her well-being and police say they are continuing their efforts to locate her.

Anyone with information on Lia Barker’s whereabouts are asked to call VicPD at (250) 995-7654.

Curtis Blandy

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