Nanaimo RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in finding a 17-year-old girl, Brianna Fisher, who hasn’t been seen since before the weekend. PHOTO SUBMITTED

Nanaimo RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in finding a 17-year-old girl, Brianna Fisher, who hasn’t been seen since before the weekend. PHOTO SUBMITTED

UPDATE: Teenage girl from Nanaimo found safe

Nanaimo RCMP were asking for the public’s assistance in finding 17-year-old Brianna Fisher

UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP say a 17-year-old girl who hadn’t been seen since before the weekend has now been found “safe and sound.”

Brianna Fisher was reported missing and police put out a call for public assistance on Monday.

POSTED MONDAY: “After leaving her residence in south Nanaimo, Brianna has had no contact with family and friends which has them extremely concerned for her well-being,” notes the press release.

Fisher is First Nations, 5-foot-9, 120 pounds, with long dark hair, brown eyes and was last seen wearing a blue hoodie and blue jeans.

Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or contact Crime Stoppers at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com, quoting file No. 2018-32893.