Search underway in Lauderdale Lakes for missing elderly woman

LAUDERDALE LAKES, FLA. (WSVN) - Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating an elderly woman who went missing in Lauderdale Lakes, Sunday afternoon.

According to investigators, 87-year-old Macula Oristel was at a relative’s home, along the 3500 block of Northwest 33rd Street, before she disappeared.

Oristel stands 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 110 pounds. She was last seen wearing a red, long-sleeve top, floral skirt and black shoes.

Detectives said Oristel suffers from dementia and only speaks Creole. She has no identification with her.

If you have any information about her whereabouts, call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $3,000 reward.

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