Cass County authorities are asking for help in finding a missing South Bend woman. Family members were searching checking on 70-year-old Sandra Root on March 4th, and were unable to locate her at her home near South Bend.
A neighbor said she was last seen at 4:30 pm. on March 2nd. The South Bend and river area were checked by family members and sheriff's Deputies. A Nebraska State Patrol helicopter conducted an aerial sweep of the area on Monday. All search efforts were unsuccessful.
Authorities say information indicates Root may be suffering from a medical episode and may be disoriented.
Root is 5’3” tall, weighs 115 pounds, and has grey hair and brown eyes. She was reportedly wearing a long black coat, blue/grey earmuffs and black boots.
If you have any information on the whereabouts of Root call 911 or the Cass County Sheriff's Office at 402-296-9370.