Penticton RCMP ask for public's help in locating a missing elderly woman

Search for missing senior

Penticton RCMP is seeking help from the community to locate a missing senior.

Doreen Abbott was reported missing after failing to arrive at a friend’s house on Friday evening and her current whereabouts are unknown.

Police said Abbott is reported to suffer from onset Dementia but does not deviate from her set routines, thus making this absence worrisome.

Abbott was reported to be driving a green 1993 Subaru Legacy with BC license plate MXH063.

Doreen Abbott is described as:

  • 89 years old
  • 5’3, 120lb, thin
  • Thin white and grey hair
  • Wears glasses and walks with a cane
  • Unknown what clothing she was wearing last

“If you are seeing this Doreen, please contact us right away,” said Cst Dayne Lyons, Penticton RCMP Media Relations Officer. “We hope that members of the community will keep an eye out for Doreen or contact us if you know where she may be.”

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Abbott is urged to contact their local police or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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