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TIMELINE: Amber Alert enters day 5 for missing B.C. children

Alert issued after mother failed to return Joshuah, 10 and Aurora, 8 to their primary caregive on July 17

The search for two missing B.C. siblings has entered its fifth day.

An Amber Alert was issued July 19 after Joshuah, 10, and Aurora Bolton, 8, were reported missing after their mother Verity Bolton didn’t return them to their father, the primary caregiver, after a planned vacation. They left Surrey on June 28 and were supposed to return to their home on July 17.

Surrey RCMP issued the Amber Alert Wednesday day and have given updates daily. They have now been reported missing for four days.

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Since then, police have confirmed that the children and their mother have also been travelling with Verity’s father, 74-year-old Robert Bolton, and her boyfriend, 53-year-old Abraxas Glazov.

Since June 28, there have been sightings in Chilliwack, Kelowna, Merritt and most recently Kamloops on July 15.

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Police launched a tip line Friday for any information about their location. Any tips can be directed to 604-599-7676, or through email at

Here is a timeline of their whereabouts, according to Surrey RCMP.


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Lauren Collins

About the Author: Lauren Collins

I'm a provincial reporter for Black Press Media's national team, after my journalism career took me across B.C. since I was 19 years old.
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