Police search for missing Castle Shannon woman
By Margaret Harding
Published: Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, 9:50 a.m.
Castle Shannon police are looking for a missing woman who does not have her medications.
Joan Lynn Meissonier, 59, was reported missing after she left her home sometime after 2 p.m. Tuesday, police said. Meissonier told her family she wanted to live on the streets, police said.
Police described Meissonier as white, about 5 feet 5 inches tall, 120 pounds, with green eyes and dark brown shoulder-length hair, possibly wearing tennis shoes and a black winter coat. Police believe she does not have a purse or identification with her.
Anyone who may have seen her is asked to call 911 or police at 412-473-3056.
Margaret Harding is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. She can be reached at 412-380-8519 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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