Bronx mother’s disappearance considered ‘suspicious’ by police: Sources

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THE BRONX -- Police are asking the public for help in finding a woman who was reported missing from the Bronx Wednesday.

Joan Viau, 52, of Carlisle Place, in the Bronx, was reported missing.

Joan Viau, 52, of Carlisle Place, in the Bronx, was reported missing.

Joan Viau, 52, of Carlisle Place, in the Bronx, was last seen around 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 23, in front of her home.

Sources say the woman's vehicle was found with blood in it and detectives have deemed her disappearance suspicious.

Viau is 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighing 135 pounds, with brown eyes and salt and pepper hair. She was last seen wearing a pink shirt and black pants.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

PIX11's Myles Miller contributed to this report.