Up to press time last evening, more than 40 people, including residents of Potters Village were vigorously searching for a missing woman, whom they describe as a mother to the community.
The search party included the children and other family members of the missing woman, the general public and the police, who have been been trying to locate 74-year-old Hyacinth Gage who has been missing since Tuesday morning.
The elderly woman was last seen at the Mount St John’s Medical Center, where one of her daughters had taken her to undergo blood tests.
She was supposed to meet up with her daughter after the procedure, however no one has seen or heard from her since.
One of the leaders in the search party told our newsroom yesterday, that the group had been concentrating the search around the northeastern side of the island.
“We have in excess of 30 persons … we are also coordinating with the police [in this search]. We have teams dispatched in the Herberts area, the Seaview Farm area and surrounding northeastern side of the island,” he said.
When OBSERVER last contacted one of the family members, the search party was in the Cassada Gardens area.
According to the description provided, Gage is about five feet tall, light in complexion and weighs around 130 pounds.
She was last seen wearing a short wig, a light peach top and three-quarter jeans pants with black sandals and a deep green hoodie with bright orange trim.
The police are currently investigating the matter and, at the time of writing this report, have been unsuccessful thus far in locate the woman.
Anyone who may have seen Gage or may have any information about her location, is asked to contact the family at 774-5070, 723-5096, 775-1495 or the nearest police station.