Missing Elderly Woman Found, Returned Safely to Family

Published 06/05 2014 02:26AM

Updated 06/05 2014 09:29AM

Image from Lubbock Police Dept.
Image from Lubbock Police Dept.
LUBBOCK, TX -- Lubbock Police found, Bettye McWilliams, 72, Thursday morning after she had gone missing.  

A written statement said, “Patrol officers discovered Bettye McWilliams had been placed in a taxi and driven to a hotel in Lubbock.”

“Bettye has been returned to her family,” the statement said.
Earlier in the day, police issued the following statement:

Bettye Jane McWilliams xx/xx/1942 last seen June 3, 2014 in Big Spring, Texas at 10:00 p.m. getting on a Grey Hound bus in route to Lubbock.

The bus arrived in Lubbock June 4, 2014 at 12:30 a.m. without Bettye McWilliams.

Bettye is a white female, 5'5", 125 pounds with gray hair and hazel eyes.

She was last seen wearing a white blouse with a blue pattern, white pants and a brown jacket with a cat print.

We believe Bettye may be in danger and possibly lost and confused.

Anyone that has seen or with possible information about Bettye is asked to contact the Lubbock Police Department at (806) 775-2865. 

*The attached photo is more than ten years old.

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