(West Shore RCMP)

UPDATE: Both West Shore residents reported missing yesterday have been located and are safe.


West Shore RCMP are investigating two separate missing people cases and seeking the public’s help in locating both of the.

In the first case, police say they are searching for Dawn Volk, who was reported missing on September 24th and was last seen on September 20th.

Volk is described as a Caucasian female, 40-years of age, standing at 5′ 7″ and weighing 180 pounds.

She has distinctive features including blonde hair and striking blue eyes. Notably, she sports a large mandala tattoo on her right shoulder and a chandelier tattoo on her right forearm, adding to her unique appearance.

It’s important to note that she may be driving a White 2013 Chrysler 200 bearing the BC license plate 162LRL.

In the other case, West Shore RCMP are looking for 18-year-old James Smart who was reported missing on September 25th and was also last seen on September 20th, near Preston Way in Langford.

Smart is described as a Caucasian man, standing 5′ 8″ tall and a weight of 102 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes.

Anyone with information on either of the missing people are urged to contact their local police, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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