Update — 8 a.m. — The woman has been found, and she is safe. Thank you to everyone who helped with the search and to all members of the media who shared this alert on social media and during your broadcasts this morning!
Rick Smith, Chief of Police
1 Union St.
Wakefield, MA 01880
For Immediate Release
Friday, March 20, 2015
Contact: John Guilfoil
Email: [email protected]
Wakefield Police Department Searching for Missing 63-Year-Old Woman
WAKEFIELD — Police Chief Rick Smith reports that the Wakefield Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a 63-year-old woman who went missing Thursday night.
Wakefield Police were notified at approximately 10 p.m. and immediately began an intensive search.
Wakefield officers, along with numerous officers and K9 units from NEMLEC Member Police Departments and the Massachusetts State Police conducted a thorough search all evening, but have not located her yet. Additional officers are joining the search party as the day begins.
The missing woman is 5’2″ tall, weighing 140 lbs. She has dirty blonde hair and hazel eyes. She was last seen wearing a long brown winter jacket, blue jeans, a black silk shirt, and gray sneakers with orange laces.
Suffers from medical conditions requiring medication and may be disoriented.
If anyone has seen her, or may have information on her whereabouts, please contact the Wakefield Police Department at 781-245-1212