German tourist missing in Phuket

German tourist missing in Phuket

Police and local authorities are searching for a 76-year-old German tourist who has been missing in Phuket since May 9.

Barbara Elisabeth Monika Glag Lange was staying at Maikhao Palm Beach Resort and Spa in Thalang district. She has bronze hair and was last seen wearing a blue tank top, black pants, black shoes and having a coat on her arm and a sling bag. CCTV cameras captured her walking on a local road about 8.48am on May 9. No one has seen her since.

Thalang police believe Ms Lange may have Alzheimer's Disease as she also disappeared from the hotel on May 5 but police found and brought her back the same day. Tourists, police officers, village headman and villagers searched the areas along Nai Yang and Mai Khao beaches, Sirinat National Park and the site where the police found her last time.

Anyone with knowledge of her whereabouts can phone the Tourist Assistance Center (Phuket) on 076-327-100.

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