Sheriff’s Office searching for missing El Sobrante woman

on January 7, 2014

The Contra Costa Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing 71-year-old Latina believed to be in the Sherwood Forest area of El Sobrante.

Sheriffs identified the woman as Martha Franks, who was last seen about 1 p.m. Tuesday on Kay Ann Court in El Sobrante.

Franks is described as being five feet tall, weighing approximately 110 pounds with dark grey hair and brown eyes.

Franks was wearing a long black jacket, black pants, a black and grey shirt and black shoes.

Franks is believed to need medical attention and may appear agitated or confused, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Anyone with information should call the Contra Costa Sheriff’s Office at 925-646-2441.


  1. Mister Phillips on January 8, 2014 at 2:04 am

    Post a photo of the woman.

  2. fabian on January 8, 2014 at 11:00 am

    search team found my mom. she is shaken up but otherwise unharmed.

  3. Lucy on January 8, 2014 at 11:01 am

    She was found last night and is safe.

  4. Giorgio Cosentino on January 9, 2014 at 7:13 am

    Great news!

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