Tuesday 29 September, 2020

UPDATE: Elderly woman found wandering in Eagle Hall, gets fresh start

Photo of Sybil Payne submitted by the Police Force

Photo of Sybil Payne submitted by the Police Force

Police made contact with Sybil Payne's family.

Thanking the public and the media for their assistance, Police Public Relations Officer, Acting Inspector Rodney Inniss told members of the media:

"We have managed to locate her son and arrangements have been made for her to be taken to a family friend at Worthing in Christ Church who has consented to look after her.

"She suffers from a few ailments including Dementia. Apparently, [she] had no previous place of abode and roamed the streets."


Elderly woman found wandering in Eagle Hall

[Original story: 7.45 pm, May 1, 2020]

An elderly lady was found wandering around Eagle Hall around 7 pm.

She is now at the Black Rock Police Station and identified as Sybil Payne.

Police need assistance from the public to help reunite this 76-year-old with her loved ones.

She is about 5-feet 2-inches tall, slim built, has a brown complexion and grey hair. She is wearing a black long track pants and a grey and black Barcelona jersey. She appears to be suffering from dementia.

Payne is wearing a tag that suggests she was at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) very recently.

If you have information that could assist police, contact Black Rock Police Station at 417-7500 or 417-7501

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