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Woman missing from north-west Sydney located

Saturday, 08 April 2017 02:42:55 AM

A woman who was reported missing from north-west Sydney yesterday has been located safe and well.

About 9am yesterday (Friday 7 April 2017) the 65-year-old woman left her Westleigh home. When she failed to return, concerned family and friends alerted police.

Officers from Kuring Gai Local Area Command assisted by officers from the Dog Squad, Polair, Public Order and Riot Squad, Police Rescue and SES volunteers searched the Westleigh residential and bushland areas into the night.

Following extensive searches, about 12.45am this morning (Saturday 8 April 2017), the woman was located safe and well nearby.

Police thank the public and media for their assistance.