Update: St. Charles police say Higgins “has been located at a medical facility uninjured” and her family has been notified.


Our earlier story:

St. Charles police are turning to the public for help in locating an elderly woman.

73-year-old Norma Higgins was last seen by family members early Tuesday afternoon.

When they returned to their home in the 1300 block of Dartmouth they discovered Higgins was missing, as well as her walker.

They weren’t able to provide a clothing description to investigators but noted that she habitually wears white Sketcher tennis shoes and would be using her walker.

Norma Higgins suffers from dementia and Alzheimer’s and is on medication.

Evening and overnight searches of the area including the use of a police helicopter turned up no sign of the missing woman.

Anyone with information about Norma Higgins or who knows her current whereabouts is urged to contact the St. Charles police department at (636) 949-3300, or call 911.


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