Lincolnshire Police located a high risk missing person overnight on August 13. Significant police activity in the Washingborough area took place.
Police received reports that a vulnerable 76-year-old woman was missing from home at around 10.30pm last night.
Officers carried out extensive searches of the area, along with Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue.
A helicopter was also used to help find the woman, who was eventually located nearby at around 3.50am this morning.
For those asking, the helicopter over the Lincoln area was searching for a missing person. The person was located. http://t.co/8FxudMnY
— Lincolnshire Police (@lincspolice) August 14, 2012
@thelincolnite Can anyone tell me why an air search helicopter was hovering around cherry willingham and the witham area at 3am this am?
— Carol Heidschuster (@CHeidschuster) August 14, 2012
— Martin Thomas (@MANDARINLEISURE) August 14, 2012
@thelincolnite Helicopter over Fiskerton in the middle of the night… Any ideas why?
— Gemma Dixon Shaw (@dangergdixon) August 14, 2012
— Perspective Software (@Perspective_UK) August 14, 2012