Woman, 75, found safe after leaving business

Published On: Oct 29 2012 05:15:16 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 29 2012 05:30:37 PM EDT

Bernice Peterson


A 75-year-old woman who walked out of Economy Dentures on the Northside on Monday was found safe after she was reported missing.

Police said Bernice Peterson left the business in the 800 block of Dunn Avenue while her nephew was receiving dental treatment.

Peterson had recently been diagnosed with Dementia and is also on medication, police said. They said she was believed to be on foot and in the immediate area possibly inside a business looking around.

Peterson was found about 30 minutes after police notified the media she was missing.


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