Police search for missing Bronx woman

Police are searching for a missing Bronx woman. Iyabode Olulana, 76, was last seen at her home on Pitman Avenue Thursday afternoon. She is described

Iyabode Olulana, 76, was last seen at her home on Pitman Avenue Thursday afternoon. She is described as being 5 feet tall with brown eyes and black hair.

Iyabode Olulana, 76, was last seen at her home on Pitman Avenue Thursday afternoon. She is described as being 5 feet tall with brown eyes and black hair. (8/28/15)

THE BRONX - Police are searching for a missing Bronx woman.

Iyabode Olulana, 76, was last seen at her home on Pitman Avenue Thursday afternoon. She is described as 5 feet tall with brown eyes and black hair.

Police say she was last seen wearing a pink shirt and cream-colored capri pants.

Olulana's daughter Abigail tells News 12 that her mother is visiting from Nigeria and has only been in the United States for about three months.

Abigail sent out a plea to her mother in her native language to seek help from a good Samaritan and find her way home.

She says her mother is not familiar with the neighborhood, does not speak English and does not own a cellphone.

Abigail says she has been scouring the streets for any signs of her missing mother. She says she has contacted local hospitals in hopes that her mother's description matches any unidentified patients.

Anyone with information about Olunana's whereabouts is urged to call 1-800-577-TIPS.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Videos from inside the halls and classrooms of 1 Videos capture violent fights inside M.S. 232
News 12 The Bronx hit the streets to 2 Word on the Street: Old TV shows
The Drug Enforcement Administration says drug cartels are 3 Heroin Homeland: Drug cartels in the Bronx
News 12 The Bronx asked residents what they 4 Word on the Street: Inauguration Day
The family of a 10-year-old injured in a 5 Critics: Corner of Hunts Point and Lafeyette too dangerous

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE