The Nanaimo RCMP were asking for the public’s help to find Xena Cora John, 18, who has since been located. Photo submitted

UPDATE: 18-year-old Nanaimo girl has been found safe

Police in Nanaimo have reported Xena John has been located

The Nanaimo RCMP have advised that Xena Cora John, 18, has been located and is safe.

John was reported missing to police by her mother who told investigators her daughter left their south Nanaimo home around 6 p.m. on Halloween night, Oct. 31, and did not return as expected. The family was extremely worried for her safety and well-being.