Richmond RCMP is asking for the public’s help in their search for a missing 21-year-old woman.
Shewanie Gounden was last seen on Oct. 16 and was reported missing the day after, according to a police release.
Gounden is described as a South Asian female, five feet one inches, 190 pounds, black hair and brown eyes.
She was last seen wearing black jeans, black shoes, a black hoodie and carrying a yellow backpack.
Friends and family of Gounden are concerned for her health and well-being, and said it is “out of character for her to be out of contact for this long.”
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Gounden is urged to contact their local police, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).