MISSING ADULT LOCATED: A missing 77-year-old woman who was last seen on security video at 9:56 a.m. at Woodfield Mall near a Macy’s doorway was found by Schaumburg police on Palatine Road east of Windsor in Arlington Heights about 12:45 p.m. Wednesday. No word on whether she walked that far on her own.
MISSING ADULT: A 77-year-old white female with dementia is missing at or near Woodfield Mall. She was last seen exiting the mall wearing a turquoise ski jacket, blue jeans and a black purse. She is 5 foot tall about 100 pounds and has platinum blonde hair and brown eyes. If you see her dial 911 immediately.
— Village of Schaumburg Alert
Schaumburg police had been searching inside Woodfield Mall, but shifted their search efforts outside of Woodfield Mall when she was discovered leaving Woodfield Mall from a Macy’s doorway (time-stamped at 9:56 a.m.) during a review of security images. The woman was reported missing to Schaumburg police about 10:47 a.m. Wednesday. Police met with Woodfield Security and the woman’s husband, who was walking in the mall with his wife.
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Estimate walking path by Google maps calculates a 7.6 mile trek that would take about 2 hours and 30 minutes — close to the actual time from 9:56 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. or 2 hours and 49 minutes.