Police search land and water for missing woman

Searchers in Lincoln County launched a land and water search Saturday morning for 62-year-old woman missing since March 13.

Patricia Loveless was last seen on East Dixon Street near Lincolnton High School, wearing a blue sweatshirt, gray pants and white tennis shoes. She was reported missing by her roommate.

Lincolnton Police are being assisted by a Lincoln County Special Operations team in the water search Saturday, focusing on several sites.

Police have handed out flyers and talked to residents. They’ve received tips, but have no leads on where Loveless might be.

If you have any information of Loveless’ whereabouts, call Lincolnton Police at 704-736-8900 or Lincolnton-Lincoln County Crime Stoppers at 704-736-8909.