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2 B.C. children still missing after 6 days of Amber Alert

The Amber Alert was issued on July 19, after Joshuah and Aurora Bolton were not returned home

Two children from Surry, B.C. have now been reported as missing for six days.

The children, Joshuah, 10, and Aurora Bolton, 8, left for vacation with their mother, Verity Bolton, who does not have sole custody, on June 28. The children were not returned home to their father, who is the primary caregiver of the children on July 17, and attempts to contact Verity were unsuccessful.

A province-wide Amber Alert was issued for the children on July 19, by the Surrey RCMP.

Investigators believe that Verity mother is taking active steps to prevent the return of the children to their father.

The RCMP has expressed concern for the overall mental health and well-being of Verity and her ability to care for the children.

Since June 28, there have been sightings of Verity and the children Chilliwack, Kelowna, Merritt and Kamloops.

The children were last seen on July 7, on security camera footage a gas station in Merritt.

Verity was last seen on security camera footage at a grocery store in Kamloops on July 15.

It is suspected that the children are also travelling with Verity’s father, 74-year-old Robert Bolton, and her boyfriend, 53-year-old Abraxas Glazov.

The children, Verity and the two men are believed to be travelling in a dark blue Dodge Ram 2500 with a horse trailer and a travel trailer.

Investigators believe that the children are still in the province of B.C.

Police launched a tip line for any information about their location. Any tips can be directed to 604-599-7676, or through email at

The RCMP ask that people call 911 immediately to report a sighting. Do not approach Verity or the children.

A timeline of the children and Verity’s whereabouts has been compiled below.

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Jacqueline Gelineau

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