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UPDATE: ‘Vulnerable’ missing woman found safe

Elsie Sills

Elsie Sills

Police have located a vulnerable Donington woman who went missing this morning.

Elsie Sills, 88, who suffers with dementia, has been found not far from her home.

A Lincolnshire Police spokesman said: “She is being checked out by ambulance staff but appears safe and well at this point.

“Thank you to everyone who tried to help or expressed their concern.”

12.20pm - Elsie Sills, 88, who suffers from dementia, was reported missing from her home in the Northorpe Road area this morning at 8.45am - but police say it is possible she left her house on Thursday evening.

Elsie is 5’4” tall, of stocky build and walks with a stoop. She has grey hair and wears glasses and is very hard of hearing.

A police helicopter is currently out scouring the Donington area.

She usually uses a mobility scooter when outside the house but she has not taken it with her.

If anyone has seen Elsie, or has any information that will assist police, dial 101, quoting incident number 80 of April 11.

 

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