BELOIT, Wis. (WTVO) — A City of Beloit spokesperson said Thursday afternoon that Bessie Thomas has been located alive and is safe.
ORIGINAL STORY: Beloit Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for Bessie Thomas, 58, who has gone missing.
According to police, Thomas was last seen on Wednesday, October 25th. Authorities say she has a medical condition that places her in danger. According to WMTV, she has diabetes and high blood pressure and left both medications at home.
“It’s not in her typical behavior to be gone from home for a long period of time and to go without communicating with her family. We’d like to check her whereabouts to ensure that she is OK,” police said in a statement.
Police asked the public to “check your streets, alleys, or any parking lots” for a 2017 red Jeep Patriot with Wisconsin license plate number 781 TBJ.
Beloit Police later said that Wisconsin Emergency Management had performed an aerial search and Beloit Fire Department have conducted a sonar search of the Rock River, without results.
Anyone with information on Thomas’ whereabouts is asked to contact police at 608-757-2244.