Elderly woman missing after flooding, police investigating

Credit: Hemlock Township Police

Hemlock Township Police are searching for a senior citizen that went missing during the flooding in Columbia County.

Doris Ziesloft, 79, of Millville Borough was last seen on Aug. 13 around 6 p.m.

Police say she left to pick up her son in the South Centre Township area between Bloomsburg and Berwick, but never arrived.

She was driving a red or maroon 2008 Dodge Avenger with PA registration EBT0413.

Ziesloft suffers from the onset of dementia and may have gotten confused when she encountered detours due to flooded roads, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hemlock Township Police by calling 911.

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