Missing Elderly Woman Known to Frequent Potrero Hill Remains at Large

An 86-year-old woman who may suffer from dementia and who is known to frequent San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighborhood remains missing a week after she was last reported seen, a police spokesman said today.

Ellen Kernaghan was last seen on Oct.17 and reported missing on Thursday. She lives alone with no immediate family in the area, San Francisco police Officer Albie Esparza said.

Kernaghan is a Caucasian female standing 5 feet 1 inch tall, weighing 110 pounds with gray eyes and blonde hair.

Police said she may suffer from dementia.

Anyone with information about her whereabouts should call 911 or (415) 553-0123, or may text-a-tip to TIP411 with “SFPD” at the beginning of the message.

Hannah Albarazi, Bay City News

Please make sure your comment adheres to our comment policy. If it doesn't, it may be deleted. Repeat violations may cause us to revoke your commenting privileges. No one wants that!