Update: Missing Hannibal woman

Hannibal,Mo. -- UPDATE: Nov. 17, 2009

The following is a press release from the City of Hannibal Police Department:

The Hannibal Police Department continues the investigation into a report of a missing woman identified as Christina Whittaker, 21, of Hannibal.

According to the latest information known to investigators Christina was last seen at Rookies Sports Bar in the 600 block of Broadway Friday evening around 11:45 p.m.

Officers and detectives have been conducting investigations to determine Christina's whereabouts. The Hannibal Police Department has also enlisted assistance from local and state agencies to broaden the scope of the investigation.

Thus far detectives have been told by witnesses that on Friday evening Christina had met with some friends at the bar and after a period of time she was asked to leave by the bartender due to her level of intoxication and becoming disorderly with other bar patrons.

According to witnesses at the bar Christina left by herself. Other information from witnesses indicates while at the bar Christina was not only consuming a large quantity of alcohol but also taking prescription medication.

Christina was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, pink tank top, jeans and pink and white Nike tennis shoes.

Anyone with information regarding Christina or her whereabouts should contact the Hannibal Police Department Criminal Investigation Division at 573-221-0987 or online at

Nov. 15, 2009 -------------------------------------

The Hannibal Police Department needs your help finding a missing woman.

21-year-old Christina Whittaker went missing Friday, November 13th. She was last seen leaving a bar in the 600 block of Broadway around 11:45 pm. She was wearing a white tee shirt, pink tank top, jeans, with pink and white Nike shoes.

Whittaker is five feet, five inches tall, is 180 pounds. She has brown eyes and red hair. Police don't suspect foul play at this time.

If you have any information, call the Hannibal Police Department at 573-221-0987 or by using the crime tips link at .