Police searching for 72-year-old woman reported missing


Hawaii Island police are searching for a 72-year-old woman who was reported missing.

Carol Westbrook, who has no permanent address, was last heard from by her family during the first week of February, according to the Hawaii County Police Department. She is described as Caucasian, 5 feet 3 inches tall, weighing 120 pounds with gray/graying hair.

She may be in Hilo or Puna and she may be operating a white Subaru Legacy with front-end damage, according to police.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts should call the department’s nonemergency line at 935-3311.

Those who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.