FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BPD CAPTAIN BRIAN FITZGERALD REPORTS ON MISSING ELDERLY WOMAN:
At this time the City of Bridgeport Police are expanding their search area to include the entire City of Bridgeport area. For the past two days the City of Bridgeport has been extensively searching possible areas for Ms. Zangrilli with the assistance of the surrounding communities and the CT State Police. We are asking the entire Bridgeport Community to please be cognizant of the description below for Ms. Zangrilli and to please keep an eye out in your neighborhoods. If you see her, please immediately contact 911. Anyone with possible information regarding her whereabouts can also call the Bridgeport Police TIPS Line at 203-576-TIPS.
Missing since Sunday, October 18th at approximately 3:51 p.m. is 84 year-old Teresa Zangrilli. She is suffering from Alzheimer's disease and diabetes. She was last seen near the Marshall's sign next to the Price Rite on upper Main St. at approximately 4:00 p.m. on Sunday. Her phone was last pinged later in the evening near Chopsey Hill Rd. and Reservoir Ave.
Ms Zangrilli was wearing the pink fleece top seen in the attached photograph, when she went missing. She had a beige v-neck top underneath. She was also wearing brown pants and black shoes.
A Silver Alert has been issued.