Police search for 73-year-old missing woman in Noranda

The 73-year-old missing woman. Picture: WA Police.
The 73-year-old missing woman. Picture: WA Police.

UPDATE, 7.48pm: Police say the missing woman has been found safe and well.

She has been taken to hospital for a check-up and will be reunited with her family.

EARLIER: BALLAJURA police is seeking the public’s help in finding a 73-year-old woman who was last seen in Noranda on Tuesday.

Awot Okot was last seen along McGilvray Avenue at 10am.

She is described as dark-skinned, slim build with short dark-coloured hair.

She was wearing a maroon coat and orange scarf.

A police spokesman said she had dementia and there were concerns for her welfare.

“She will respond to her name, but may not know where she lives,” he said.

“She may be walking towards her home in the Ballajura area.”

Anyone with information can contact police immediately on 131 444.