Silver alert issued for missing 79-year-old woman

Posted: Updated:
BROOKLYN -

A silver alert has been issued for a 79-year-old woman who went missing yesterday.

Police say Esmine Matthews was last seen around 4 p.m. on the B6 bus at Flatlands and Ralph Avenue. She was wearing a brown coat, brown hat and carrying a red purse.

Those with information are encouraged to contact the police.

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."