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Reward Offered For Information About Missing Fort Worth Woman

Carolyn Kay Riggins, 69, was last seen on July 11

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A $5,000 reward is being offered for information about the disappearance of a Fort Worth woman who has been missing since July 11.

Carolyn Kay Riggins, 69, disappeared July 11 after playing bingo in Watauga and winning a large cash jackpot, her family said.

The 69-year-old retired caregiver was last seen at 10 p.m. at Watauga Rd. Bingo Hall at 6535 Watauga Rd. on July 11, according to the Fort Worth Police Department.

Fort Worth officer Dietrich Jones said video at the bingo parlor was not recorded.

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Carolyn Riggins, 69, has been missing since July 11, 2020. She was last seen at Watauga Road Bingo Hall.

According to Riggins' sister, Kimberly Haynes, Riggins has dementia-like symptoms due to a massive stroke in 2009 and has been without medication for a full week.

Riggins is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs about 230 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes.

Riggins was last seen in an olive green top with mid-length sleeves, denim ankle-length pants and dark closed shoes, according to Fort Worth police. She also has a strawberry/scar above her left eye.

She was driving a pewter-colored 2002 Lincoln Continental with a Texas license plate CGB-1453. The car has one missing factory hubcap.

Her sister says Texas Department of Transportation cameras spotted her car on I-35 in Denton a day after she went missing.

Haynes said Riggins' debit card and credit card have not been used and the North Texas Tollway Authority has not recorded her plates on any toll cameras.

According to Haynes, EquuSearch, a non-profit that helps search for missing persons, is helping the family search.

FWPD is encouraging anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Riggins to call 911, Fort Worth Police at 817-392-4222 or any law enforcement agency.

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for any information that leads to Carolyn Riggins' whereabouts.

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