Union City police seeking public’s help to locate missing woman with schizophrenia


The Union City Police Department is seeking the public’s help to locate a missing elderly woman with schizophrenia, who hasn’t been seen since April 8th.

Lois Garbutt. Photo courtesy of the Union City Police Department.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

The Union City Police is seeking the public’s help to locate a 72-year-old woman who suffers from schizophrenia hypertension, esophagitis and has bipolar disorder, authorities said.

Lois Garbutt was last seen on April 8th at 303 4th St. by her building superintendent and was reported missing by her social worker, police said.

Garbutt is described as standing four-feet, eight inches tall and weighing 120 pounds. She also has green eyes, light skin and grey hair, officials said.

The UCPD confirmed on Twitter Sunday morning that Garbutt had been recovered safely.

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