PACIFICA -- San Mateo County authorities have launched a search for a 76-year-old woman who disappeared Wednesday afternoon, police said.
Maria "Marlies" Jansen's husband last saw her a few hours before reporting her missing around 5:30 p.m. in the Pacific Park neighborhood, said Pacifica police Capt. Fernando Realyvasquez.
Police searched nearby homes but couldn't find her and brought in the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office search and rescue team to help. As of 4 a.m. the hunt continued, Realyvasquez said.
Jansen is a white woman who is 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighs 100 pounds and has brown hair and eyes. She was last seen wearing bright yellow Croc shoes, police said.
Anyone with information about her can call Pacifica police at 650-738-7314.
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