Missing female from Blockhouse Bay Auckland
Missing female from Blockhouse Bay
Police are searching for Joan Crisp,
aged 77 years, missing from a boundary Road Resthome since
She is european, 5ft1, tall, medium build,
shoulder length white hair.
The police helicopter, Search
and rescue staff are currently searching for Joan.
request any persons seeing Joan, phone police
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