Missing woman found alive and well in Central Emporia

An investigation has been opened after a woman from Emporia was reported missing.
Published: May. 24, 2023 at 7:18 AM CDT
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EMPORIA, Kan. (WIBW) - The woman at the center of a missing persons investigation has been found alive and well in Central Emporia.

The Emporia Police Department announced on Tuesday, May 23, that it is in search of Teresa Book, 67, of Emporia, who was reported missing on Monday.

Officials said Book’s missing persons report was filed around 8:20 p.m. on Monday.

EPD described Book as a white female who stands at 5-foot-2 and weighs about 125 lbs. She has gray hair and brown eyes.

Around 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 24, officials said Book was located with the help of the community. She was found in the central part of the city and is alive and well.

EPD said it would like to thank the community for its help in finding Book.