Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP are concerned for the well-being of Ebony Holmgren, 16, who was last seen June 16 on Tassie Drive in Coldstream. (photos submitted)

UPDATED: Vernon RCMP locate missing teen

Ebony Holmgren was last seen a week ago on Tassie Drive in Coldstream

UPDATED: The Vernon/North Okanagan RCMP confirms that the 16-year-old who had been reported missing on June 23 has been located safe and sound.


The Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP Detachment are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Ebony Holmgren, 16.

Holmgren was last seen on June 16 in the 11000 block of Tassie Drive in Coldstream.

Holmgren is described as a Caucasian female, five-foot-three, 150 lbs., brown medium length hair and hazel eyes. She may be wearing black pants and a pink shirt.

Police are concerned for Holmgren’s well-being and are asking anyone who may have information as to her whereabouts to contact the Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP Detachment at 250-545-7171, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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