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Mom search suspended

UPDATE: 5 p.m.

North Shore Rescue has suspended its search of Stanley Park for a missing young mother from Metro Vancouver.

Thirty-two-year-old Florence Leung was last seen Tuesday as she drove away from her home in New Westminster.

The search focused on Stanley Park after her white 2016 Audi Q5 was discovered there late Wednesday afternoon.

A New Westminster Police spokesman says Leung was not found after a thorough search of the park, but officers and park rangers will continue to monitor the area.

A release issued by police said Leung's family is very concerned because the mother of a two-month-old boy may be suffering from post-partum depression.

Police say they are continuing to follow up any leads they receive in an effort to locate the woman.


ORIGINAL: 9 a.m.

The search for a young Metro Vancouver mother is expected to ramp up in Vancouver's Stanley Park.

Thirty-two-year-old Florence Leung has been missing since Tuesday, when she was last seen driving away from her New Westminster home.

The search focused on Stanley Park after her white 2016 Audi Q5 was found there late Wednesday afternoon

A release issued by New Westminster Police said Leung's family is very concerned because the mother of a two-month-old boy may be suffering from post-partum depression.

Members of North Shore Rescue joined the Stanley Park search Wednesday night.

A post on the organization's Facebook page says the area around Prospect Point, the Lions Gate Bridge and seawall have been checked and a more thorough search of the bush and park trails continues.



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