**UPDATE #2**

We are happy to share that Ms. Cabak has been located safe, and we are working now to bring her home. We want to thank members of the public, our media partners, and police services across southern to central Ontario who helped raise awareness of our missing person earlier today. At this time, we would ask everyone to please pull down any photos of Ms. Cabak.

**UPDATE #1**

The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) continues to search for 76 year-old Irene Cabak of Acton.

On Thursday, May 12, Irene left her residence on Elliott Drive in Acton and attended an appointment in the area of Main Street and Mill Street. She arrived at that appointment at 11:45 am and left at 12:10pm (please refer to map).

Investigators have confirmed that Irene arrived at the appointment in her vehicle, which is a dark red, four-door Subaru Impreza with Ontario plates AWTR 721. After she left the appointment, Ms. Cabak’s vehicle drove southbound and was last seen driving southbound on Highway 25 in the vicinity of No 5 Sideroad.

Police have dedicated significant resources to the search for Irene including uniform officers, detectives, the HRPS Search Incident Response Team, and K9 officers and have stood up a Command Post.

Irene is vulnerable and family and police are very concerned for her well-being. Police ask members of the public to immediately report any sightings of Ms. Cabak or her vehicle.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the HRPS via 911 or through the non-emergency line at 905-825-4777.

ORIGINAL RELEASE:

The Halton Regional Police Service is requesting assistance in locating 76-year-old Irene Cabak of Acton.

Irene was last seen at approximately 12:00 pm on May 12, 2022 on Main Street in Acton.

Irene may be driving a red 2016 Subaru Impreza with Ontario licence plate # AWTR 721 (see attached photo for similar vehicle).

Irene is a white female with a heavy build. She is 5’6” tall with brown eyes and grey hair (see attached photo). She was last seen wearing blue pants.

Irene is vulnerable and may not be able to find her way home.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the HRPS non-emergency line at 905-825-4777.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers. "See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.

Media Inquiries:

Halton Regional Police Service
Media Relations
Phone: 905-825-4899
Email: corpcomm@haltonpolice.ca

A person can be reported missing at any time – there is no 24 hour waiting period. If you are concerned for someone’s immediate safety, call 9-1-1. Otherwise, you can report a person as missing to the Halton Regional Police Service by calling the non-emergency number 905-825-4777.

More information including resources, ways to assist and how to report a missing person can be found here: https://www.haltonpolice.ca/en/services-and-reporting/missing-persons.aspx.