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Redding Police Seek Help Finding Missing Person At Risk


March 11th, 2019                  8:20 p.m.


On March 11th, 2019, at approximately 5:30 p.m., Elaine Oates, 77 years of Redding, was reported missing by family members. Mrs. Oates suffers of severe dementia and is believed to be in her vehicle described as a silver, 2003 Ford Escape, with license plate DP677XF. She was last seen wearing a black striped turtle neck. She is 5’2’’ tall and weighs 100 pounds.

The California Highway Patrol has issued a Silver Alert in an effort to locate Mrs. Oates. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Redding Police Department immediately.

Contact: Eric Forsberg #302
  Field Operations
  Redding Police Department
  530- 225.4200 
Approved:  Sam Llamas #384