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(UPDATE: Located) Police ask for help locating missing woman from Richmond Hill

Leslie Anne Acheson has been safely located

UPDATE: York Region Police report the missing woman and her dog have been safely located, thanks to a citizen's assistance.


York Regional Police is seeking public assistance to locate a 61-year-old woman who is missing from the City of Richmond Hill.

Leslie Anne Acheson was last seen on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, shortly after 3:30 p.m., when she left her home in the area of Silver Linden Drive and Melville Street. She has not returned and her family have not been able to get in contact with her. Police and her family are growing increasingly concerned for her well-being.


  • Leslie Anne Acheson
  • 61 years
  • 5’7”, 115 lbs.
  • Blonde shoulderlength hair
  • Possibly has a dog with her

A command post has been set-up at Red Maple Public School and officers with the York Regional Police Search and Rescue Unit are in the area looking for her.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the York Regional Police #2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7241 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-tips or leave an anonymous tip online at