Police want public's help to find missing woman

81-year-old Olivene Bourke went missing in Penticton yesterday and Penticton RCMP is asking for the public's assistance in locating her.

RCMP have asked the public if they have seen 81-year-old Olivene Bourke who has been missing since 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Bourke was last seen around noon when she got off a transit bus near Cherry Lane Mall. She might also have been seen at about 2 p.m. near the Skaha Lake Road and Channel Parkway intersection.

She is a five-foot-one, 100-pound Caucasian woman with light brown hair, blue eyes and was last seen wearing a tan coloured hip-length coat and tan coloured pants.

RCMP are asking anyone who may have seen Bourke or has any information concerning her whereabouts to call the Penticton RCMP at 250-492-4200.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Shannon Quesnel at squesnel@infotelnews.ca or call 250-488-3065.

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