Search launched for missing 86-year-old Chilliwack woman who may need medical attention

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      RCMP and Chilliwack Search and Rescue searching for an 86-year-old woman from Chilliwack who has gone missing. Police and caregivers are concerned about her well-being as she may be in need of medical attention.

      Ethel “Grace” Baranyk, 86, was last seen around 10:30 a.m. on July 13 by a caregiver in the 45000 block of Lenora Crescent in Chilliwack.

      She is described as a white female who is 163 centimetres (five-feet, four-inches) tall and weighs 54 kilograms (120 pounds).

      She has short grey and white hair, and may be in rollers.

      She was last seen wearing a grey sweater, a grey vest, and navy blue pants.

      Upper Fraser Valley RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Mike Rail stated in a news release that she responds to the name Grace and she may appear disoriented or confused.

      Anyone with information on her whereabouts is urged to contact the Chilliwack RCMP at 604-792-4611 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.