Woman with schizophrenia reported missing in West Pullman

SHARE Woman with schizophrenia reported missing in West Pullman
SHARE Woman with schizophrenia reported missing in West Pullman

Police are searching for a woman suffering from schizophrenia who went missing last month from the Far South Side.

Melissa Banks was last seen by her family about 1 p.m. July 11 in the 12300 block of South Parnell Avenue, according to a missing person alert from Chicago Police.

Banks suffers from chronic schizophrenia and was not taking her medication, police said.

She is described as a 5-foot-5, 145-pound black woman with brown hair, hazel eyes and medium complexion. She was last seen wearing a long-sleeved red t-shirt and black jeans.

Anyone with information should call the Area South Special Victims Unit at (312) 747-8274.

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