**Updated** Missing 87-year-old woman located safe and sound

**Updated at 1:13 p.m.**

RCMP say Elizabeth Kanigsberg has been located and is safe.


Halifax District RCMP are asking for the public's help to locate a missing 87-year-old woman.

RCMP were notified Tuesday night after concerned neighbors checked on Elizabeth Kanigsberg and determined she was not at her home in East Petpeswick.

Police say Kanigsberg was last seen by family members on Monday at 4 p.m.

They also say she was at her home on Tuesday morning and they believe she was in the Jeddore area later that day.

Her vehicle and personal belongings were accounted for when RCMP checked on her home Tuesday night.

Kanigsberg is described as a white female, standing 5'2" tall, weighing 130 lbs, with a slim build, short grey hair, and brown eyes.

She is believed to be wearing a blue coat, a red tam, and sneakers.

Halifax Search and Rescue along with Halifax Regional Police K-9 Unit began a search of the area Tuesday night and continued searching the area Wednesday morning. 

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact the police or Crime Stoppers.