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Police to conduct search in 14-year-old missing person case

Published: Friday, June 14, 2013 7:42 p.m. CDT

CARY – Based on new information, police will be searching along Route 14 on Saturday as part of a 14-year-old missing person case, according to a news release.

The Cary Police Department said it is continuing the investigation into the disappearance of Chicago resident Wendy M. Kimura, who was 28 when she went missing in May 1999.

Police began looking at the case again last month.

Kimura, who took a train to Fox River Grove on May 20, 1999, was last seen the next day walking along Route 14 in Cary. She had spent the night with a friend who lived on the 200 block of Northwest Highway in Cary.

The police department said it would conduct a search of the areas surrounding her last known location, along with multiple agencies. However, it did not elaborate on details of the case in the the news release.

Kimura was described as a 4-foot-11, 100-pound Asian female with black hair and brown eyes. She was wearing a St. Edward's school jacket, with red trim and "April" stitched on the front in red letters. She suffers from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Cary Police Department at 847-639-2341 or leave an anonymous tip with Crimestoppers at 1-800-762-STOP.

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