Casey’s gas station employee alerts authorities to missing elderly woman

An alert Casey’s gas station employee in Kirkland, Illinois helped alert employees to a missing woman from Belvidere who has Alzheimer’s. 

On Tuesday evening, the Boone County Sheriff’s Office asked for the public’s help locating 77-year-old Kathleen Humphreys. She was reported missing by family members after she was seen leaving her house in the 10000 block of Briarwood Court around 6:30 that night. 

At 11:30 p.m., Humphreys was located in Kirkland after she went to a Casey’s gas station to ask for directions. The gas station employee contacted the Dekalb County Sheriff’s Office immediately. 

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