Wallet of woman missing since July 2016 found near Bronte Creek

Crime 100By Staff

April 26, 2017

BURLINGTON, ON

 

The Regional police now have a wallet that belonged to Helen Robertson, the 79 year old woman who disappeared on July 5th 2016.

Missing woman #2 July 6

Helen Robertson – missing since July 2016

The original finder of the wallet provided the precise location where the wallet was found. This led police to the area of Appleby Line and Harrison Court in Burlington where ground search efforts are underway by members of the Search Incident Response Team (SIRT), Tactical Rescue Unit (TRU) and Police Dog Services.

Robertson search areaThe wallet finder is a youth who is not a resident of Halton but was in this location fishing in Bronte Creek and located the wallet while walking up an embankment to leave. The youth later attended a sporting function at Norton Park and intended on turning it in to police.

After the sporting event, the youth accidentally left the wallet behind and went home.

The wallet was later found by Burlington City staff. At the time, the youth did not know the significance of this wallet and investigators are grateful that he came forward.

Investigators are in regular contact with the Robertson family and they are aware of the current search efforts underway.

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