Update: Eighty-three year old Marcela Sarranquin has been safely located by an alert citizen near 37th and Trafalgar Street.
Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing elderly woman with dementia.
Eighty-three year old Marcela Sarranquin was last seen at approximately 8:00 this morning at her home on Nanaimo Street near East 30th Avenue.
Police say Marcela does not speak English and may appear confused.
She is described as Filipino, 5’1 tall, slim with grey and black hair. It is believed she is wearing the same jacket as shown in the photo.
Area searches by police around her home as well as checks of local hospitals, transit and other police agencies have failed to turn up any signs of the missing woman.
If anyone sees Marcela Sarranquin, they are asked to call 9-1-1 immediately, ask for police and ambulance and wait until officers arrive.