Authorities have issued an Amber Alert for two young children believed to have been abducted following a vacation in B.C.’s Okanagan.
The RCMP said Aurora Bolton, 8, and Joshuah Bolton, 10, were not returned to their father after travelling to the Kelowna area with their mother, 45-year-old Verity Bolton.
The children were reported missing to the Surrey RCMP on Tuesday.
Authorities said the children were allegedly abducted from Krafty Kitchen + Bar in downtown Kelowna, and that their mother may be transporting them in a blue 2012 Dodge pickup truck with B.C. licence plate SJ2708.
Aurora Bolton is described as 55 lbs., 3-11 tall, with brown eyes and brown shoulder-length hair that is likely in braids. She has a chipped front tooth, small freckles on her face, and was last seen wearing a blue dress with coloured flowers on it.
Joshuah Bolton is described as 70 lbs., 4-10 tall, with brown eyes and brown hair that is short-to-medium length, described as a grown out buzz cut. He was last seen wearing shorts and a T-shirt.
Anyone who spots the family is advised not to approach them, but to instead call 911.