Victoria, B.C.

Victoria police send out urgent call to find missing 8-month pregnant woman

Officers say Magdalena Botea is at immediate risk of harm

CBC News Posted: Jul 30, 2016 6:15 PM PT Last Updated: Jul 30, 2016 6:15 PM PT

Victoria police say Magdalena Botea is at immediate risk of harm after going missing on Saturday, July 30, 2016.
Victoria police say Magdalena Botea is at immediate risk of harm after going missing on Saturday, July 30, 2016. (Victoria Police Department)

Victoria police say an 8-month pregnant woman is at, “immediate risk of harm,’ after going missing in the 1900-block of Bay Street in the Royal Jubilee Hospital area around 1 p.m. Saturday.

Police describe Botea as:

Asian.
Five foot two inches tall (157 cm).
Has dark brown hair and brown eyes.
Was last seen wearing dark pants.
A shirt with a white and patterned top.
“Magdalena’s family and our officers are deeply concerned for her health and believe her to be at immediate risk of harm. If you see Magdalena Botea you are asked to call 911,” said Victoria police in its release.

URGENT MISSING – Have you seen Magdalena Botea? She is 8 months pregnant at at risk to immediate harm. https://t.co/xap81F4Nro #yyj

— @vicpdcanada