Update: Alice Line Found Alive and Well. October 20, 12:50pm.
Revelstoke – The RCMP are requiring immediate assistance. Staff Sergeant Kurt Grabinsky released the following:
On Friday October 19th, 2018 an adult female was reported missing from her residence on Second Street West near Wright Street in Revelstoke, BC. The female was last seen at 8 pm Friday night when she left her home. The female is experiencing symptoms of Dementia and is most likely unaware of her current surroundings. Police and Revelstoke Search and Rescue searched from the time of the received report and through the night in an effort to locate the female.
The missing female is Alice LINES, a long-time resident of Revelstoke. Alice is approximately 73 years old, is 5’4 tall and weighs approximately 110 lbs. Alice has short grey hair, blue eyes, and was last seen wearing a black jacket with a white stripe on it and white pants. She most likely is carrying a brown purse.
Police and Revelstoke SAR have brought in additional resources this morning in hopes of locating Alice. Neighbours are encouraged to check their property and all outbuildings as Alice is known to hide from others during these episodes.
During the searches conducted last night the police noted a fair amount of bear activity. Those who assist in searching their properties and surrounding areas are encouraged to be cautious, make noise and be prepared.
Alice is in otherwise good health, and is a frequent walker. She is known to travel long distances on foot before tiring.
Police are asking for assistance from the public that if they see Alice, to contact the Revelstoke RCMP immediately at 250.837.5255 or 911