Appeal to locate elderly woman missing from Blacktown

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate an elderly woman missing from Blacktown.

Ana Rivadeneira, aged 80, was last seen at a home on Balmoral Street, Blacktown, about 8.30am today (Friday 10 May 2024), before leaving to go for a walk.

When she failed to return and could not be located, officers attached to Blacktown Police Area Command were notified and commenced inquiries into his whereabouts.

A search was conducted of the area; however, Ana has not been located. She lives with Dementia and concerns are held for her welfare by family and police.

Ana is described as being of South American appearance, about 160cm tall, of a slim build, short brown hair, brown eyes and wears reading glasses.

She was last seen wearing a green floral top, light blue long pants, white and pink ‘adidas’ shoes and a beige coloured hat.

Ana is on foot and is known to go on regular walks around the Blacktown area.

Anyone who may have Ana or has information into his whereabouts is urged to call police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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