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Breaking News

Breaking News
6:29 pm - May 27, 2017

Silver Alert issued for missing local woman

WILLINGTON ‚ÄĒ The state police have issued a Silver Alert for a missing local woman.

Police say Lisa Malone, 52, was last seen Saturday in Willington.

She is 5-feet, 5 inches tall with gray hair, weighing 210 pounds.

She was last seen wearing a black shirt and tan Capri pants.

Anyone with information on Malone’s whereabouts are asked to call state police at Troop C at 860-896-3200.

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