CANCELLED: Confirmed by Vancouver Police
Please note that it was a member of the public who located Edith. Public notification works!
93 yr-old Edith Irvine was found by an alert & concerned citizen a short time ago at W 8th/Columbia. She's safe. #TY for the RT's!
— Vancouver Police (@VancouverPD) November 12, 2015
The Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help to find a missing elderly woman with dementia.
Ninety-three-year-old Edith Irvine resides downtown and was last seen at a business in the West End near Denman and Barclay street at about 2:30 this afternoon.
Edith is described as white, 5’3” tall, about 105 lbs. with shoulder length grey hair and a small red mole on her lower lip. She was wearing a ¾ length black coat, black pants, black shoes, and was carrying a black Coach clutch purse.
Mrs Irvine may appear confused, but is generally very friendly and will accept help if approached.
Anyone who sees Edith Irvine is asked to call 9-1-1 immediately and stay with her until officers arrive.