CANCELLED: 79 y/o Bofong Chan near East 41st and Dumfries

CANCELLED: Confirmed by Vancouver Police

Vancouver Police are searching for an elderly woman with accelerated dementia, who was last seen today just before 11 a.m.

Bofong Chan, a 79-year-old Vancouver woman, was last seen today in the area of East 41 Avenue and Dumfries Street. She speaks only Cantonese and walks very slowly due to problems with both of her knees.

Bofong is 5’2” tall and weighs 110 lbs. She has a light complexion, short white hair, and dark eyes. She may be wearing a black bucket hat, blue leather shoes, and carrying a black bag.

Bofong often uses transit and is known to travel to UBC. She may appear confused and she is unlikely to ask for help.

If you see Bofong Chan, please call 9-1-1 and stay with her until help arrives.