VBPD: Missing woman located, reunited with family

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UPDATE: Ms. Bannister was located around 2:20 a.m. Wednesday at the Jr Market on Mediterranean Ave, near the oceanfront. According to a release from Virginia Beach Police, a cab driver alerted police after recognizing her as a client. Ms. Bannister was uninjured and returned home.


Police are searching for a 73-year-old woman, who is believed to be in danger.

Tonya Borman with the Virginia Beach Police Department said Marca Lee Bannister was last heard from around 1 p.m. Tuesday and probably left her Campus East home on foot. She has dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease.

Bannister is described as a black female, 5’ 7” tall, 130 lbs, brown hair with blonde streaks. She is believed to be wearing a white cowl-neck sweater, blue jeans and a brown puffy coat.

If you know where she is, please contact Virginia Beach Police at 757-385-5000.

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