UPDATE: Missing Boise woman found safe

Posted at 11:20 AM, Jul 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-30 03:30:57-04

BOISE, Idaho — UPDATE (7/29): Boise Police say Beatrice Nyabenda has been located and reunited with family. Police thank everyone who called in tips.

ORIGINAL: Boise Police are asking for help looking for a woman who has not been seen since Sunday afternoon. Nyabenda's family called the police to report her missing Monday morning.

In a press release, Boise Police said Nyabenda left her home near E. Boise Ave and S. Apple Street around 3 p.m. on Sunday. She is known to frequent the Albertsons at Apple and Parkcenter. Nyabenda is 54 years old, 5'3 and around 125 pounds. She was last seen wearing a green and white dress, carrying an umbrella and a bag.

Officers have searched the nearby foothills with an unmanned aerial vehicle and increased patrols in search for Nyabenda. Police are asking residents in the area to check backyards, outbuildings and any unattended property around their homes. Detectives ask anyone who sees her to call dispatch and stay in sight until officers arrive.

Patrol officers, detectives, and BPD's Refugee Liaison are helping the search. If you have any information, call non-emergency dispatch at 208-377-6790 or CrimeStoppers at 208-343-COPS.