UPDATE Kelowna RCMP appeal to public to locate missing woman

Iris Alphonse was last seen leaving Kelowna General Hospital

UPDATE 8:39 p.m.

Kelowna RCMP have found Iris Alphonse after being reported missing on June 30and have not released any more information at this time.

Kelowna RCMP is seeking assistance from the public in locating a missing woman.

Iris Alphonse was last seen just before noon on Saturday, June 30, when she was leaving Kelowna General Hospital on foot. Alphonse, 44 is a resident of a community in northern B.C., was visiting Kelowna when she disappeared.

Related: Search for missing women to continue

Police say they are very concerned for Iris’ health and well-being, and state that she may appear confused or disoriented.

Police have described Alphonse as:

Aboriginal female;

44 years;

5 ft 6 in (165 cm);

155 lbs (70 kg);

black hair;

brown eyes;

Alphonse was last seen wearing a pair of black with white stripe pants, a red striped jacket, a light coloured t-shirt, a floral fanny pack and a pair of brown ankle boots.

Related: RCMP search for missing West Kelowna woman

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Alphonse are asked to contact police.

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