City of Sacramento Police Department

SAMUEL D. SOMERS JR.
Chief of Police
5770 Freeport Blvd., Suite 100
Sacramento, CA  95822-3516

(916) 808-0800
Fax : (916) 808-0818
www.sacpd.org

MEDIA ADVISORY/PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release No. 20100226-036
Friday, February 26, 2010

Police Trying to Locate a Missing Woman

The Sacramento Police Department is trying to locate 65-year-old Melissa Bellinger who was last seen in downtown Sacramento on Wednesday evening. 

Police are looking to check on Melissa's welfare due to various medical problems which include memory loss.  Melissa's family last heard from her on Tuesday.  Police determined that Melissa was transported to UC Medical Center on Wednesday from the 3200 block of Truxel Road.  Melissa was then seen on Wednesday in the area of 17th Street/ O Street at around 9 p.m.  Melissa may be in the downtown area or in North Natomas, where she lives.

Melissa Bellinger is described as a female, White, 65 years old, 5', 125 lbs, brown hair, wearing a tan coat, and holding a red and black blanket. 

Anyone who sees or knows the whereabouts of Melissa Bellinger is urged to contact the Police Department at (916) 264-5471. 

Sacramento Police Media Relations · (916) 808-0808 · spdpio@pd.cityofsacramento.org

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