**Update January 26 2022***
100 Mile House RCMP confirm that Natalie Niksic, whom her family hadn’t seen or heard from since January 19, 2022, was located safe and sound.
Staff Sargeant Svend Nielssen said at 10:30 this (Wednesday) morning Police along with a North District General Investigations Officer went to a residence in the 7500 block of Grosset Road in Bridge Lake.
Police located Natalie in the residence safe and unharmed.
Nielsen said the person(s) in the residence cooperated with police, no one was injured, and Niksic was taken away by Police to a location of her choice.
A 45-year-old male Caucasian known to Police was taken into custody for breach of conditions as well as unsafe storage of firearms that were located in plain view during the search for Niksic in the residence, Nielsen said.
100 Mile House RCMP would like to thank those in the public who came forward and provided information leading to the safe resolution of this investigation.
100 Mile House RCMP is looking for the public’s help in locating missing 41-year-old woman Natalie Niksic.
Staff Sargeant Svend Neilsen said on Sunday, January 23rd, they received a missing person report from her family who had not seen or heard from her since January 19th.
Neilsen said this behavior is considered unusual by her family as she regularly makes contact with them.
He added Niksic is known to live at random locations in the local area but has been known to travel many places throughout the province and has several associates in the area who have been made aware that family is concerned for her well-being.
Natalie Niksic is described as Caucasian, with dark brown hair and brown eyes, 5 foot 9 inches tall and weighs around 130 pounds.
Nielsen said she may appear to be nervous and/or suffering from a mental health disorder.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts or location of Natalie Niksic is asked to call 100 Mile House RCMP, local Police, or 911.
The investigation is ongoing