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Missing Elderly Woman Found Safe In North Carolina

Reported: Feb. 15, 2014 10:20 AM EST
Updated: Feb. 16, 2014 11:53 AM EST
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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (Mamie Buoy) - Cabell County dispatchers say 84-year-old Joan Gardner has been found safe in North Carolina.

Haywood County deputies say they found Gardner in her parked vehicle on a remote road. They say it appears Gardner had spent the night there.

Deputies say Gardner was disoriented and tired, but appears to be okay. She was taken to a hospital as a precaution.




HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (Mamie Buoy) - Huntington police officers are asking for the public's help to find a missing elderly woman.

The family of 84-year-old Joan Gardner says they went to her Queens Court home Friday afternoon. When they got there, they say Gardner was not there and her car was missing.

Police say Gardner has been having occasional bouts of confusion. They also say she might have went to the Ashland area.

Gardner is a white female, around 5'5" tall and 130 pounds. She has gray hair and brown eyes. She is said to be driving a gold 1998 Nissan Altima with license plate OK-1612.

A Silver Alert has been issued and anyone with information on Gardner should call 911.



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