Police searching for Bensalem woman, 73

Police are searching for a 73-year-old Bensalem Township woman who was last seen Wednesday at a home in the 900 block of Haunter Lane.

Jean Carson, who was reported to be in good health and does not suffer from mental issues, was last seen leaving the back of the house, which backs up to the Neshaminy Creek, at 10 that night, Bensalem police said Thursday.  She is 5-foot-3, 120 pounds, with blond hair, blue eyes, and was last seen wearing a blue-and-white shirt, dark pants and high heels.

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Jean Carson was last seen Wednesday night.

About 65 police officers and other emergency workers from Bensalem and Croydon, and a Philadelphia Police helicopter searched the area Thursday night, and the search resumed Thursday morning, police said.  

Police ask anyone with information about Carson to call the department at 215-633-3719. Tips can be called into 215-633-3660 or e-mailed to tips@bensalem-township.org.

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