Missing Macon woman sought

By: 
Jim Gaines
Staff Writer

A 74-year-old woman is reported missing in Macon, about 35 miles south of Starkville; and law enforcement officers are asking anyone who may have seen her to contact the Noxubee County Sheriff's Department.
Lucy Wilbon Townsend of Macon was last seen about 11 a.m. Thursday, walking east on Highway 14 in Macon, according to a news release from the Mississippi Department of Public Safety.
She is described as a black woman, 5 feet 4 inches tall, weighing 130 pounds, wearing a pink long-sleeved shirt, blue jeans, white tennis shoes and a blue head scarf.
Her relatives told police Townsend suffers from a medical condition which may impair her judgment.
Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call 662-726-5112.

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