Search under way for elderly Riverside woman

Police were searching for an elderly Riverside woman Wednesday night.

Roberta “Susan” Knipp was reported missing around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday from 2401 West Platte Road in Riverside, said Brent Holland of the Riverside Police Department.

Knipp may have become lost while driving. She reportedly had symptoms related to Alzheimer’s disease.

Witnesses last saw Knipp traveling north on U.S. 169 from Northwest Briarcliff Parkway. She was driving a red 1997 Chrysler Town and Country minivan with Missouri license plates YD7 X0V.

Police said Knipp is a 5-foot-2, 140-pound white female. She has gray hair and blue eyes.

Anyone who knows her whereabouts or comes in contact with Knipp is asked to call the Riverside Police Department at 816-741-1191. For more information, call Holland at 816-812-1109.