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VPD searches for woman wanted Canada-wide

UPDATE: February 1, 2021 

Vancouver – Vancouver Police are requesting the public’s help to locate a 34-year-old woman who breached her bail conditions and is now wanted Canada wide.

Nicole Edwards, who was charged with multiple sexual and weapons offences in May 2020 following a VPD investigation, was last seen January 6 leaving her halfway house in Surrey. Her whereabouts are unknown, but she does frequent the Downtown Eastside.

“This was a high profile case this past summer as it was alleged Ms. Edwards committed a heinous and violent offence,” says Constable Tania Visintin, VPD.

VPD issued a similar public appeal last August, when Edwards was wanted for allegedly breaching her bail conditions. She was quickly arrested following that appeal, but eventually re-released and directed to live in a halfway house.

“A heads up, diligent member of the public was able to spot Edwards entering liquor store on the Downtown Eastside last August which resulted in police taking her back into custody,” adds Visintin. “We’re counting on the public to again help us find her.”

Edwards is five feet three inches tall and around 161 pounds. She has brown hair, brown eyes, and a “Wahkesh” tattoo on her neck.

Anyone who sees Nicole Edwards, or knows her whereabouts, are asked to call 9-1-1 immediately.