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Police locate 82-year-old woman with dementia reported missing from Amherst

Posted at 1:25 AM, Aug 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-08 05:45:21-04

AMHERST, N.Y. (WKBW) — A Silver Alert has been canceled after a woman with dementia who was reported missing early Thursday morning was found.

The alert for Dorcas Alford, 82, was issued just before 1 a.m. Thursday. Police reported she had been found just after 5:30 a.m. She had last been seen on foot in the area of Klein Road and Hopkins Road around 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Police did not specify where she was found.