Great news to report. 75-year-old Ruizhen Wu, the subject of a missing police report, has been located two days after going missing. She was located near Mount Doug by Search and Rescue volunteers. Click here for the full story.
Saanich Police are renewing their call for public assistance in locating missing Ruizhen
The 75-year-old woman who is believed to be suffering from Alzheimer’s was last seen by her family at around 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 10th as she prepared to go for her daily walk.
Saanich Police investigators have gathered surveillance footage that shows Wu walking along Westport Place in the Cordova Bay area at around 1:30 p.m. on Thursday.
In the photos and video provided, she is wearing a red coat, maroon pants and black shoes with white soles.
At this time, police are asking residents to be on the lookout for Wu and search areas like their yards or garages as she may be seeking shelter in unusual places.
We are asking residents of Saanich and Greater Victoria to be on the lookout for Mrs. Wu so she can receive a medical assessment and then be reunited with her family,” stated A/Staff Sergeant Damian Kowalewich.
She is described as 75-year-old woman of Chinese descent, estimated to be 5’4″ tall with short black hair and walks with a distinct limp.
MISSING PERSON***Public Assistance Still Needed*** We need to locate Mrs. WU who suffers from Alzheimer Disease and may appear disoriented. 75 year old female, 165 cm in height, short black hair & walks with a distinct limp. Call (250) 475-4321 or local Police. pic.twitter.com/ROBwBqJUi3
— Saanich Police (@SaanichPolice) October 11, 2019
Anyone with information on Wu’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Saanich Police at 250-475-4321 or their local law enforcement service/agency.