MISSING: 47-year-old Aline Karegeya

Ottawa Police are asking for help finding a missing 47-year-old woman.

Aline Karegeya hasn't been heard from since last Friday.

She lives in Lower Town and takes the bus.

Karegeya is described as black, 5'7" and 160 pounds, with very short, curly black hair. She speaks both English and French.

She requires medication, and her right hand is noticeably cramped because of a disability.

If you know where Karegeya currently is, please immediately contact Ottawa Police Dispatch at 613-230-6211. If you have information that could assist investigators, but do not know where she is currently, please contact the Ottawa Police Service 613-236-1222, ext. 5166.

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS) or by downloading the Ottawa Police app.