The police have begun an all out search and rescue for missing person Lin Dennien.
Last seen on Sunday 26 March near Calvary Hospital, Ms Dennien is 5’3” and Asian in appearance. She was wearing a brown jumper, black pants and a blue scarf.
The police are calling for anyone with information on Ms Dennien’s whereabouts to step forward. Ms Dennien’s family, who live in Sydney, are being contacted for further information.
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The search and rescue operation has mobilised a significant number of police officers, who are working with the State Emergency Services and ACT Parks and Forrest to search the dense surrounding bushland and waterways.
The Belconnen area, in which Ms Dennien was last seen, has a large number of footpaths and water bodies.
“We haven’t been able to contact Lin’s family at this stage. If they are listening we’d ask that they come forward,” said Sergeant Greg O’Ryan, Chief of the Belconnen Police Station.
“In matters like this we do rely on information from the public to assist us in identifying her possible location.
“We have grave concerns for her welfare. We are aware that she has some medical conditions and that intensifies our concerns
“In these sorts of cases, the longer the case goes on the worse the outcomes might be.”