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Valparaiso woman reported missing

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A Valparaiso woman has been missing since Wednesday, Feb. 12, after she failed to return home from her job in Schererville, Valparaiso Police said.

The woman is identified as Pamela Genender, 48. She was reported missing by her family on Saturday.

According to her family, Genender left her work at The Smoke Shop, at 2021 U.S. Highway 41, around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. She has not been seen or heard from since.

Genender was alone and driving a 2006 silver four-door Hyundai Sonata, with Indiana license plate UPS822. The driverís side window of Hyundai was damaged and has thick plastic in place of the glass.

The VPD is investigating Genenderís disappearance jointly with Schererville Police.

Anyone with information about Genender is urged to contact the VPD at (219) 462-2135 or the SPD at (219) 322-5000.

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Posted 2/19/2014