Have you seen Beryl?
Northern Territory Police are seeking public assistance to locate a 62-year-old woman, who is believed to be missing in Alice Springs.
Beryl Collins, 62 was last seen be family outside a residence on Rubuntja Court, in Larapinta , five weeks ago.
Family members this afternoon reported Mrs Collins as missing, today.
It is believed Mrs Collins is still in the Alice Springs area, and police are seeking public assistance in locating her.
Mrs Collins is described as being of Indigenous in appearance, of a slim build with straight partially dark hair and brown eyes. Police do not have a description of what Mrs Collins was last seen wearing.
Police urge anyone who has information as to the whereabouts of Mrs Collins to contact them on 131 444 and reference PROMIS number 9970100
Search efforts for missing woman Beryl Collins, continue today with police
officers on motorbikes searching a stretch of road west of Alice Springs.
A land search with officers on motorbikes, was deployed to search an 11km stretch of roadside outbound from Larapinta Drive this morning, after further investigations revealed Mrs Collins was last seen walking in the area on the morning of 14 March.
Senior Sergeant Michael Potts who is leading the search, said investigations revealed Beryl was last seen walking near the Albrecht and Larapinta Drive intersection early that morning.
“What we’ve been told is that Beryl was last seen outside a residence in the Holtermann Court on the night of 13 March, and then seen again the following morning at the intersection of Albrecht and Larapinta Drive."
“At the time, Beryl was wearing a grey coloured skirt a dark coloured top and wearing a black backpack, we believed to be filled with groceries.”
Police and family hold concerns for Mrs Collins welfare, as she has underlying
“The possibilities are endless in that Beryl could be have been picked up by family or friends and is currently staying somewhere and unaware that she’s missing, or that she is lost,” said Snr Sgt Potts
Police say they are concerned for the welfare of a 62-year-old Aboriginal woman who hasn't been seen by family in Central Australia for more than three weeks.
On Thursday morning, two police officers on motorbikes searched an 11-kilometre stretch of road from Alice Springs to the Simpsons Gap turn-off on Larapinta Drive.