11 April 2023

UPDATE: Help police identify woman found wandering ANU campus - FOUND

| Claire Fenwicke
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This elderly woman was found walking around the ANU earlier this morning. Photo: ACT Policing.

UPDATE 1:25 pm: Good news, Canberra! ACT Police have identified the woman and thanked the community for their assistance.

11:30 am: Police need our help to identify an elderly lady found wandering the ANU campus early this morning (11 April).

Officers were called at about 3:20 am by the university’s security after they found the woman walking alone.

Police said she hasn’t been able to provide her name or address and had no phone or identification with her.

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She’s described as being in her 80s, of Caucasian appearance, about 158 cm (5’2″) tall, with short grey/white hair and a slim build.

When she was found, she was wearing red/maroon glasses and a knitted cardigan.

The woman was taken to hospital for observation.

If you know who this woman is, or can help identify her, contact police on 131 444 quoting 7401079.

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