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Missing Huntington Woman Found After Silver Alert Issued
Reported by: Bethany Simmons
Web Producer: Bethany Simmons
Reported: Jun. 12, 2012 8:25 AM EDT
Updated: Jun. 12, 2012 10:59 PM EDT
Huntington , Cabell County , West Virginia
The search for a missing Huntington woman is over.
Rosemary Stokes, 84, was found safe in Meigs County, Ohio just before 10:00 p.m. Tuesday.
Huntington police say the elderly woman that a Silver Alert has been issued for has been seen since her disappearance, but still remains missing.
Detective Rob Stinnett says Rosemary Stokes, 84, was seen at the Camp Connolly Exxon just north of Point Pleasant around 9pm Monday. Police looked at surveillance video to confirm that it was in fact Mrs. Stokes and say she used her credit card to buy gasoline at that store. She was last seen driving south towards Point Pleasant.
She went missing from the Woodlands Retirement home about 9am Monday.
Mrs. Stokes is described as a white female standing about 5 feet tall and weighing about 135 pounds, with gray hair and green eyes and may be wearing a white jacket.
Police say she may possibly be suffering from dementia and may seem confused or disoriented.
A statewide silver alert has been issued for a missing Huntington woman.
Huntington Police say Rosemary Stokes, 84, is believed to have left her residence at the Woodlands Retirement home just after 9:00 a.m. Monday.
Police say Mrs. Stokes was on the way to her daughter's home on Woodland Drive in Huntington, but never made it there.
Mrs. Stokes is described as a white female standing about 5 feet tall and weighing about 135 pounds, with gray hair and green eyes. Police say she may possibly be suffering from dementia and may seem confused or disoriented.
Officers want you to be on the lookout for a green, 4-door, 1998 Lincoln Town Car with West Virginia tags 7JD-726.
If you have any information on her whereabouts, call 911 immediately.
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