UPDATE: Missing Persons spotted in Doaktown, N.B. over weekend
On Feb 4th, 2015 Cara Duval and Joseph Pepin were located in Trois Pistoles, Québec. Sûreté du Québec police are investigating.
Thank you to the public for information provided to police during this investigation.
This media release is an update to two media releases the North Bay Police Service issued on January 28th, 2015 and on January 23rd, 2015, as well as two media releases issued by RCMP New Brunswick on January 28th, 2015 and on February 2nd, 2015.
A 39 year-old man and a 37-year-old woman, who were reported missing from the North Bay Regional Health Centre in Ontario on January 22nd, 2015, have been spotted in a New Brunswick community. Joseph Pepin and Cara Duval (also uses the name Donnelly) were both seen in Doaktown, N.B. over the weekend. North Bay Police advise that the pair may be dangerous. Anyone who sees them is advised not to approach them and call 911 immediately.
On Sunday February 1st, 2015 at approximately 3 p.m., the pair approached a local apartment owner on Main Street in Doaktown and attempted to rent an apartment. The owner refused and contacted the RCMP. The pair left the area before police arrived and were last seen heading northbound on Highway 8. They were driving an older model grey coloured vehicle, similar to a Chrysler Intrepid, with a New Brunswick licence plate.
Cara Duval (also uses the name Donnelly), 37, is described as a Caucasian woman, approximately 5’1″ tall, 117 lbs with brown eyes and brown shoulder length hair that is usually kept in a ponytail. She also has a scar between her eyebrows. She was last seen wearing a ¾-length blue coat with a fur trimmed hood, pink boots, and a blue and black toque.
Joseph Pepin, 39, is described as a Caucasian man, approximately 6′ tall, 174 lbs with blue eyes, short brown hair and a goatee. He may be wearing a short, black coat or a ¾-length grey coat, jeans, running shoes and a dark baseball cap.
Duval and Pepin were reported missing to North Bay Police on January 22nd when they left the North Bay Hospital’s Mental Health and the Law program and did not return after permitted off-unit privileges.
Anyone who sees the pair is advised not to approach them and call 911 immediately.