Search Continues for Missing Prince George Woman
Prince George RCMP are appealing for tips as the search continues for a missing woman.
Fifty-five-year-old Roberta Marie Sims was reported missing Sunday -- and police say her disappearance is very suspicious and out-of-character, and foul play IS suspected.
The Prince George RCMP’s Serious Crime Unit has been called in to lead the investigation.
Corporal Craig Douglass says Sims was normally with her dog -- but the dog has been found, as has Sims' dark red 2003 Chevy Trailblazer.
Police are asking anyone who might have seen Sims or her dark red 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer since May 1 to contact them (see photos below).
Sims is about five-foot-four inches tall, and weighs about 155 pounds -- she has long strawberry-blonde hair and blue eyes.
She also has several tattoos on her left upper arm and upper chest -- and a tattoo of a robin on the right side of her neck.
=== RCMP NEWS RELEASE ===
File Number: 2017-14613
May 19, 2017
Prince George, BC
UPDATE: Missing Person – Roberta Marie SIMS
The Prince George RCMP are continuing to investigate the disappearance of Prince George resident, Roberta Marie SIMS.
On Sunday May 14th, 2017, the Prince George RCMP began this investigation after receiving a report from a concerned member of the public.
Police believe that Roberta’s disappearance is very suspicious and out of character. Investigators are concerned that she may have met with foul play. The Prince George RCMP’s Serious Crime Unit has been called in to lead the investigation.
The Prince George RCMP are looking for more information from the public. Anyone that may have seen Roberta SIMS or could provide information about her regular or recent activities is urged to contact police at the numbers below.
Roberta Marie SIMS is described as:
• Caucasian female
• 55 years old
• 163 cm (5’4")
• 70 kg (154 lbs)
• Long strawberry-blonde hair
• Blue eyes
• Several tattoos including on her left upper arm, her right upper chest & a robin bird on the right side of her neck
In addition, Roberta usually had her small dog with her. Please see attached photo.
"Although her dog and vehicle have been located, investigators would also like to speak to anyone that may have seen her or her vehicle since May 1st" says Cpl. Craig Douglass, spokesperson for the Prince George RCMP.
Police are also asking businesses owners and managers to check video surveillance.
The vehicle is described as a dark red 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer with 4 doors and bearing BC licence plates BH248X. See attached image.
Roberta, who often goes by the first name Robin, may also go by the first name Bobby and the last names CHAMBERS or JACOBSON.
If you have any information about Roberta Marie SIMS or where she might be, please contact Sgt. Todd Wilson or Cst. Jessica Gillam at the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300.
Cpl. Craig Douglass
Communications NCO / Media Liaison Officer
Prince George RCMP