Appeal to locate elderly woman missing from Sydney's Inner West

Wednesday, 03 August 2022 03:19:17 PM

PLEASE NOTE: An image of Maria has been uploaded to the NSW Police Force social media pages.

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate an elderly woman missing from Sydney’s Inner West.

Maria Bokay, aged 87, was last seen on Burwood Road, Burwood, about 11am today (Wednesday 3 August 2022).

Officers attached to Burwood Police Area Command were notified she was missing and commenced inquiries to locate her.

Family and police hold serious concerns for her welfare due to Maria living with severe dementia.

Maria is described as being of Mediterranean/Middle Eastern appearance, between 150cm – 155cm tall, of medium build, with red hair.

She was last seen wearing a white overcoat and white hat.

Anyone with information about Maria’s whereabouts is urged to contact Burwood Police Station on (02) 9745 8499 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.