(Shirley Book)

UPDATE: Shirley Book has been located by VicPD officers for the second time and is safe with her family.


A 79-year-old Victoria woman—who was just previously located in the early morning hours Tuesday, after being reported missing Monday—is once again being searched for, according to VicPD.

Shirley Book, who was located in the early morning hours Tuesday is once again being searched for by police.

Following that alert and an extensive search by officers Monday, Shirley was located by VicPD officers and safely reunited with her family.

Police said despite her family taking precautions to help ensure Book remained safe at home, her family has discovered her missing a second time.

She was last seen on the 1200-block of Johnson street at around 11 a.m. on Tuesday. She was reported missing by her family again at about 5 p.m. this afternoon.

Book suffers from a medical condition that can leave her confused and unaware of her surroundings. Because of her condition, she is considered a high-risk missing person.

She is described as a Caucasian woman, standing 5’4” tall, with a medium build. Book has short grey hair and wears glasses.

“Her family are quite concerned for her well-being and officers are working to locate Shirley safely,” said VicPD in a media release.

If you see Shirley Book, stay with her and call 911. If you gave information about where she may be, please call the VicPD Report Desk at (250) 995-7654

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