Whitehorse RCMP were asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing woman. (Black Press file)

UPDATE: Missing woman located

UPDATE: Whitehorse RCMP say Janelle Abel has been located and is safe.

Whitehorse RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 22-year-old Janelle Abel.

Abel was last heard from on July 5, and is described as a 5’7” Indigenous woman with long black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Abel is asked to contact Whitehorse RCMP at (867) 667-5555.

Neither information on Abel’s last known location nor a photo of Abel were provided by police.

Contact John Hopkins-Hill at john.hopkinshill@yukon-news.com

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