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Police search for missing woman in Lynchburg

By Wsls News Staff News@Wsls.com

Updated 1:08 a.m. Monday:
By The Lynchburg News & Advance

A missing person report sparked a search that led Lynchburg police to the downtown portion of the James River on Saturday evening.

Police said Eleanor Elizabeth Salotto was last seen walking on Ninth Street on Thursday afternoon and classified her as a “missing/endangered person.”

On Saturday, police, along with fire and rescue units, searched along the downtown stretch of the river and a State Police helicopter made several passes over the area.

Police appeared to have cleared the area by 6:30 p.m.

Police described Salotto as 5 feet, 7 inches tall and approximately 130 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

She was last seen wearing a lavender baseball cap, a lavender sweater with a red shirt underneath, black pants and tennis shoes.

Anyone with information regarding Salotto’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Lynchburg Emergency Communications Center at (434) 847-1602 or the Lynchburg Police Department at (434) 455-6041.

The Lynchburg police department is asking your help in trying to find a missing woman.
They say Eleanor Salotto was last seen on Thursday afternoon, in the City of Lynchburg.
She was seen wearing a lavender baseball hat and sweater, and black pants.
Anyone with information on her whereabouts are asked to call the Lynchburg Police Department at 434-455-6041.

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