A woman has been reported missing by family in Brisbane’s north after she failed to return home from a drive.
Catherine Joyce Smith, 72, was last seen leaving an address on Handford Road in Taigum around 8am on September 18 in a white 2011 Kia Rio with registration plates 394SCH.
Queensland police said in a statement that both they and Smith’s family hold “concerns for her welfare” as her disappearance is “out of character and she has a medical condition”.
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Smith’s family and friends have posted public pleas for assistance in locating her.
“Our mother Catherine, from Taigum, has been missing since Monday morning,” Smiths daughter Angela Hedley posted on Facebook.
“She left home in her car, with only her credit card and license.”
Catherine Joyce Smith, 72, was last seen leaving an address on Handford Road in Taigum around 8am on September 18 in a white 2011 Kia Rio with registration plates 394SCH. Credit: Queensland Police
“If anyone sees her (she may not be wearing glasses) please contact us or Boondal Police”.
A person commented on the post: “My thoughts, love and safe return home are with your beautiful mum”.
“Hope your mum is found well … I will also keep a lookout,“ said another user.
Catherine is described as having a proportionate build, brown hair and brown eyes.
Police believe she could be around the Redcliffe area.
Anyone who might have seen Catherine or has any information about her whereabouts is urged to contact Queensland police.
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