SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (CBS) — More than 60 northwest side and northwest suburban residents are mounting a search for a woman who went missing last week for the second time since August.
Schaumburg Police Sgt. John Nebl said 48-year-old Beata Candre left home Friday. Her family filed a missing persons report the next morning.
Nebl says most of the searchers are friends of Candre, and approached Schaumburg Police offering to help. He said the department has provided them with 750 flyers, and is asking them to distribute the flyers in high-traffic areas such as fast-food restaurants, convenience stores and supermarkets.
Although she is known to love the area around Oriole Park, on Chicago’s northwest side, Nebl said police have asked them to look throughout the northwest side and northwest suburbs.
Police believe she left on her own. She took her purse and car, a 1994 Jeep Cherokee bearing the Illinois license plate ARH 648.
Candre is 5-foot-3, weighs 170 pounds, has brown hair and blue eyes and wore a black shirt, black sweatpants and white gym shoes when last seen. Nebl said she suffers from a medical condition, but would not be more specific.