Woman reported missing after leaving Baton Rouge behavioral hospital

Woman reported missing after leaving Baton Rouge behavioral hospital

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - New Orleans Police are asking for the public's help locating a missing woman

Police are searching for 68-year-old Barbara Lawless.

According to the reporting person, Lawless was released from a behavioral hospital in Baton Rouge on April 9 and has not been seen or heard from since.

Lawless is described as 5'4" tall, weighing approximately 165 pounds with black neck length hair.

Police say Lawless suffers from a mental condition.

If anyone has any information about the whereabouts of Barbara Lawless they are asked to contact NOPD at 911 or any Sixth District detective at (504) 658-6060.

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