UPDATE JUNE 19 3:10 P.M. - RCMP in Sidney have confirmed Mikayla Savage has been found safe.
According to police the 17-year-old was located safely in the Okanagan and police have no further concern for her safety or well being. Mikayla has been in contact with her parents who are also grateful for the public's assistance.
A Vancouver Island teen, missing nearly a month, may be in the Okanagan.
Mikayla Savage was last seen by her family on May 22.
Possible sightings for Mikayla have ranged from Victoria to the Okanagan area.
It is possible that Mikayla is willingly travelling with a companion and is not in need of assistance.
If this is the case, the Sidney North Saanich RCMP would like to speak with Mikayla to confirm her safety.
Mikayla is described as Caucasian, 5 feet tall, weighing approximately 90 pounds with brown hair that, when last seen, was in dread-locks.
She may also be in possession of a back pack and a guitar and may be associated to a male with a white pitbull believed to be named "Popeye."
Anyone with information about Mikayla Savage's current location is asked to call Constable Kevin Shaw at 250-656-3931 or their local police department.
It is the hope, and request, of the Sidney North Saanich RCMP and Mikayla's parents, that Mikayla make contact with them, or the police, to confirm her safety.