Woman, 71, Missing Since May

CHICAGO (CBS) — A 71-year-old woman missing since early May was last seen in the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

Lydia Hernandez was last seen May 5 in the 5300 block of South Artesian, Chicago Police said in a missing person alert on Thursday. She has been diagnosed with dementia.

lydia hernandez Woman, 71, Missing Since May

Lydia Hernandez (Source: Chicago Police)

Hernandez was described as a black-Hispanic woman, 5-foot-10 and 200 pounds, with gray hair and a dark complexion, police said. She has scars on her arm and chest.

Anyone with information should call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2017. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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