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Police Seek Public’s Help With Finding Missing Woman

February 1, 2022, 7:46 PM HST
* Updated February 2, 4:14 AM
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Big Island police are asking for the public’s assistance with locating a woman who was reported missing.

Police say 72-year-old Linda M. Barat was last seen about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, at the Puainako Street/Railroad Avenue junction in Hilo.

Barat is described as Caucasian; 5 feet, 3 inches tall; from 95-100 pounds; with light-brown/gray shoulder-length hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a pink and white shirt, pink-colored leggings with the name “bebe” on the side, and light gray shoes.

She might be in possession of a shopping cart and/or a blue-colored bag.

She also has a pre-existing injury to her left palm and her right knee.


Anyone who might have information about Barat’s whereabouts is asked to contact the police department’s nonemergency line at 808-935-3311.

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