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November 13, 2012 permalink
Savannah Lott, age 15, is missing from North Bay. Her mother was notified last Thursday by Hands The Family Help Network. According to its website, Hands was formerly known as Algonquin Child and Family Services. The North Bay website lists the agency's functions as:
There is no way to tell if Savannah was a foster child.
Police search for teen
Victoria Lott has spent the last four days glued to her telephone and computer trying to locate her missing 15-year-old daughter.
Lott said she's suffered a few breakdowns since her child, Savannah Lott, was reported missing Thursday by Hands The Family Help Network.
“I've called, text her and so have family members, but there's been no response,” she said Monday afternoon.
“Somebody knows something, but they're hiding it.”
Lott said her daughter, who attends Chippewa Intermediate and Secondary School, has run away in the past, however this is the longest time without contacting family or friends.
“I was just expecting she would be at school today. I called early this morning and she wasn't there,” she said.
“I'm just here waiting. I'm sure police are exploring every lead.”
North Bay Police Service said they've received information the teen may have left for Mattawa or Toronto, as well, they've checked leads Savannah may have used the bus to go out of town.
“We are concerned for Savannah's safety and we're trying to locate her. She is still a child,” said Const. Al Bedard.
Ontario Provincial Police have also been notified.
Bedard said the missing teen has relatives living in Powassan and West Nipissing, however she has not contacted any family members since last week.
Bedard said an Amber Alert wasn't issued because from the information they've received they don't suspect Savannah was abducted or foul play was involved.
Savannah was wearing grey jogging pants and a white hoodie with black writing on it. She is 5'9, weighs 126 pounds, light complexion and slender build. She has blue/green eyes and long dark hair.
Savannah has a double lip piercing and a scar on her left arm.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 705-497-5555.
Source: North Bay Nugget
Addendum: Later in the day the same article reported that Savannah had been found in good health.