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Victoria police seek public assistance to find missing senior

Victoria police is seeking the public’s help in locating 74-year-old Diane Bates who has been missing for weeks.

Bates, who also goes by the name of Sophie, was reported missing on Friday by her landlord who told police she had not been seen in almost three weeks.

Bates has no local contacts and has a history of mental illness.

She is described as white, approximately 5-foot-4 with a slender build.

According to the police, she may be pushing around a shopping cart with a purple cat carrier along with two cats.

Anyone with any information is asked to call 250-995-7654.

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