UPDATE, Thursday, Jan. 7, 8:24 a.m.: The Ottawa Police Service Missing Persons Section informs that Sabrina Turner has been located safe and sound.

OTTAWA – The Ottawa Police Service (OPS) is asking for the public’s assistance to locate missing 16-year-old Sabrina Turner of Ottawa. 

A photo of Sabrina Turner.
Sabrina Turner, 16, is missing. Courtesy the OPS

Sabrina was last seen on Jan. 4 at approximately 3:30 p.m. at her home in the West end of Ottawa.

“Her family is concerned for her safety,” the OPS released in a statement. “Sabrina is described as a Caucasian female, 5’7’’ (170 cm) medium to heavy build approximately 160 lbs (77kg). She has short brown hair and brown eyes.”

Sabrina was wearing a white parka with fur trim on the hood, black/grey tights and she was carrying a large orange bag.

“Sabrina is known to frequent the ByWard Market area and Rideau Centre,” the OPS said. “Anyone with information on the current whereabouts of Sabrina is asked to call the Ottawa police West Criminal Investigations Section at 613-236-1222 ext. 2912. If you have information that could assist investigators, but do not know where she is currently, please contact the Missing Persons Unit 613-236-1222, ext. 2355, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., daily.”

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at crimestoppers.ca.