By Christine Rumleskie
The brother of a missing Fort St. John woman is clearing up some rumours, and pleading with the public to help find his sister.
28 year-old Abigail Andrews was last heard from on Wednesday, April 7th.
Her brother, Ben Andrews, says her disappearance is ‘totally out of character’. He says Abigail was in contact with her family more than usual, ever since she found out she was pregnant.
Ben Andrews says any rumours that Abigail was involved in the wrong crowd are completely untrue. She works at the New Frontier, which Ben says is a safe, respectable bar.
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There have been rumours circulating in several news articles about cryptic texts that were sent to the family shortly after Abigail’s disappearance.
But Ben says he is not allowed to comment on that, because it might interfere with the police investigation.
The Fort St. John RCMP sent out a news release days after Abigail was reported missing on Friday, April 9th.
Ben Andrews says he feels the RCMP are doing a good job in trying to find Abigail.
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Ben Andrews says there have been no search teams organized, because he was told by the RCMP that organizing a search team could interfere with the investigation.
A Facebook group has been set up to locate Abigail. She was last seen leaving her apartment on 99th Avenue, and walking down 94th Street towards 98th Avenue. According to the Facebook group, she informed her landlord’s father-in-law, that she was walking to her friends’ house on 98th Avenue. She had also shared this same information with her mother, by phone, at approximately 6 p.m. Wednesday evening. She has not spoken with anyone or been seen since.
The Fort St. John RCMP have yet to confirm these details.
Meanwhile, Ben Andrews says if his sister is seeking privacy, his family would completely understand.
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Abigail Andrews is described as six feet tall, 200 pounds, with brown hair. She has hazel eyes and a tattoo of tribal art on her lower back. She was last seen wearing a black mid-length, belted trench coat, dark pants and black sequined ballet flats.
The Fort St. John RCMP say that they will release whatever details they can sometime on Wednesday afternoon.
Click here to be directed to the Facebook group dedicated to finding Abigail.