Police: Missing woman in Emerald Isle found safe


EMERALD ISLE, Carteret County - Emerald Isle police said a woman who went missing Wednesday afternoon has been located and is safe.

Shirley Tornberg, 72, went missing about 2:30 Wednesday afternoon. At the time, witnesses said they spotted Tornberg walking toward the Bouge Inlet Pier. The family told investigators they searched several hours for her before contacting police. Emerald Isle police put out a missing person bulletin Wednesday evening but reported she was found around 11 p.m. She was safe and had been returned to her family.