Update – RCMP locate mother and toddler sought by Manitoba RCMP
Winnipeg, Manitoba – Both Seaira Hunter and Rebecca Mikolash (please note corrected spelling) have been safely located.The RCMP thanks the public and the media for their assistance.
Manitoba RCMP requesting assistance in locating 18 month old girl
Rebecca MIKALOSH was taking care of Seaira but did not have the authority to take her daughter outside of her local area.
RCMP investigators spoke with Rebecca over the phone on the morning of Wednesday, February 15th and she confirmed that she had Seaira and that both were doing well. However, she declined to meet with police.
Further contact was made the evening of Wednesday, February 15th between a family member and Rebecca, but again, Rebecca declined to meet with police.
Investigators have been searching and attempting to locate Seaira and her mother throughout the day and into the evening but have been unable to make further contact.
“We are asking for Rebecca to contact us so that we can confirm that Seaira is doing well” said Chief Superintendent Mark Fisher of the Manitoba RCMP. “We are also asking anyone who may have seen or been with Rebecca and Seaira to contact their local police immediately. ”
It is believed that Rebecca is travelling west with Seaira in a grey 2001 Ford Taurus with Manitoba licence plate number: GVD 275. They may be in western Saskatchewan (North Battleford/Saskatoon area) or Alberta.
The Manitoba RCMP has issued a Canada wide warrant for Rebecca MIKALOSH for the Abduction of a child under 14.
Seaira HUNTER is described as Caucasian, approximately 2’9” tall and 20 lbs.
Rebecca MIKALOSH is described as Caucasian, 36 years old, approximately 5’6, 120 lbs, short brown hair.
If seen, please call your local police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 right away.