Senior with dementia missing in Aldershot found.

Newsflash 100By Staff

January 4th, 2018



The Halton regional Police Service are pleased to report that the missing elderly female (Margaret McCormick) has been found in the City of Burlington.

At 6:45 pm, police located the missing female in a wooded area  south of Highway 403 and east of Highway 6.   Train personnel from CN rail reported observing a person near railway tracks in that area and provided a location for police to continue searching. 

The missing female was carried out of the wooded area to an ambulance and is being treated for hypothermia.  She was conscious at that time while being treated.  She will be taken to hospital for further treatment.

Halton Police are trying to locate an elderly female who suffers from dementia; she walked away from a senior residence in Burlington (Aldershot) this afternoon at approximately 2:30pm.

Missing Jan 4-18

Margaret McCormick – missing in Aldershot

The missing person is not dressed appropriately for the current outdoor temperature.

She has been identified as Margaret McCormick (78 yrs) and is described at female, white, 5′ 2″, very thin build, blond/silvery shoulder length hair, hat with a green stripe all around it, blue sweater, blue jeans, red mittens, boots and was seen carrying a white garbage bag.

Police are urgently requesting the public assistance in locating this party with exceptionally cold weather expected.

Residents are asked to check their properties and out buildings in the chance she has tried to seek shelter from the weather.

Anyone with information on this party’s whereabouts is asked to contact the on duty staff Sgt at 905 825 4747 ext 2310.

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