Images provided by police of Julie Michelle Drendel.

Evanston police are seeking the public’s help in locating a 49-year-old woman who is described as missing and endangered.

Police say Julie Michelle Drendel, who was last seen on Tuesday, Aug. 9, in the area of Greenwood Street and Chicago Avenue in Evanston, is 5-foot-3 and weighs 135 pounds. When she was last seen she was wearing a green sundress and a gray hoodie.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call the Evanston Police Department at 847-866-5000.

Update 8/16/22: Police now report that Drendel has been located and is safe.

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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