(UPDATE 5/30): West end, 81-year-old woman missing

UPDATE (5/30): “The Ottawa Police Service Missing Persons Section informs that Mrs. Lajeunesse was located safe and sound late last evening,” the OPS released today. “Thank you for your assistance.”

OTTAWA – The Ottawa Police Service Missing Persons Section is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 81 year old woman.

Barbara Lajeunesse was last seen at her residence in the city’s west end earlier today and her family is concerned for her well-being.

She is described as a Caucasian female, 5’7” (170 cm) tall, medium build, short grey hair and wears prescription glasses.  Clothing is unknown. Lajeunesse was driving a brown Hyundai Hatchback, licence plate CJJC 492. Anyone with information about the current whereabouts of Barbara Lajeunesse is asked to call the Ottawa Police at 613-236-1222. If you have information that could assist investigators, but do not know where she is currently, please contact the Missing Persons Unit 613-236-1222, ext. 2355, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., daily. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477, or crimestoppers.ca.