Amber Manthorne Missing – On Wednesday, 6th of July 2022, a Port Alberni woman identified as Amber Manthorne was reported missing with police actively searching for her. Update reads that the vehicle of the victim has been located south of Nanaimo on Sunday, 10th of July 2022. In a news release on Saturday, Port Alberni RCMP first announced that they were searching for Manthorne and her white 2021 Jeep Compass. During that period, Manthorne had not been seen or heard from by friends or family since Wednesday.
Authorities described the missing woman as slim, with blond hair, and provided a photo of her and the missing vehicle. She stands approximately 155 centimetres tall, and may be travelling with a man, police said in their initial release. Mounties issued an update on Sunday.
“Due to the vigilance and concern of a citizen, Amber’s Jeep has been located south of Nanaimo,” Port Alberni RCMP said in the Sunday release. They also gave the name Justin Hall for the man who may be with Manthorne, adding that his presence with her was “unconfirmed.”
Const. Richard Johns in the Sunday release said; “We are still looking for Amber. We are still following all the evidence and tips that we receive from the public. Investigators have been working around the clock to find her … We ask that the public continue to keep an eye out for Amber and Justin, and to call the Port Alberni RCMP immediately with any information about their location.”
The detachment’s non-emergency line can be reached at 250-723-2424.