Missing Smithers woman contacts RCMP

Jennifer Derbyshire is safe... She was reported missing last week and was spotted in Quesnel and, possibily, Vernon

Unconfirmed reports have missing Smithers woman Jennifer Derbyshire being seen in Vernon Friday morning.

Unconfirmed reports have missing Smithers woman Jennifer Derbyshire being seen in Vernon Friday morning.

RCMP have announced that missing Smithers mom Jennifer Derbyshire has made contact with them and is safe.

The 41-year-old has been missing since April 13, when she dropped her children off at school in Smithers at about 8 a.m.

She was reported missing to Smithers RCMP after she failed to contact family or friends and did not turn up to work at a Smithers pharmacy. She also left her cellphone at home.

Police used video surveillance to confirm Derbyshire was at a Walmart in Quesnel and were now trying to verify an unconfirmed sighting in Vernon early Friday morning.