Concerned neighbours help track down elderly woman in Louth after social media appeal

  • Woman was reported to police acting strangely in town

Police were called to Louth town centre yesterday evening (Saturday) after residents grew concerned about an elederly woman behaving strangely.

PC Ian Clark from Louth Police Station explained: “Lincolnshire Police were made aware of an elderly lady who was acting strangely in the town. The lady could not be located immediately and persons in the area quickly became aware of our concerns for the lady.

“Messages were passed between residents on social media and people came onto the streets to assist in locating the lady. As a result of help from the public the lady was quickly identified and located.

“The lady is safe and well with her family. The family of the lady and Lincolnshire Police would like to thank all of those involved.”