SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. >> A reporter who helped police catch a robbery suspect last week followed up with another good deed by finding an 89-year-old suburban Detroit woman with dementia who had wandered away from home in sub-freezing temperatures.
WWJ reporter Mike Campbell was covering Barbara Kasler’s disappearance when he spotted her today in her pajamas and slippers along a street in Shelby Township.
Campbell took Kasler into his vehicle and cranked up the heat until police arrived. She was taken to a hospital for observation.
Campbell says he was just “in the right place at the right time,” but police tweeted that “We owe you lunch!”
Mike Campbell from WWJ was in the area this morning to help spread the word about our missing female. While in the neighborhood, ol’ Eagle Eye Campbell spots the lady and calls us. “She says she’s ok, just cold”. Welcome to Team Shelby, Mike! We owe you lunch! #TeamShelbyRocks pic.twitter.com/aHe3PgJuZ8
— Shelby Twp PD (@ShelbyTwp911) January 9, 2019
Last week, Campbell helped police apprehend a man suspected of looting a fire-damaged shopping center in the Detroit suburb of Warren.