Police: 78-year-old woman with dementia reported missing found

Priscilla Brown
Priscilla Brown(Madison Police Department)
Published: Oct. 27, 2020 at 10:08 PM CDT
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A 78-year-old woman with dementia reported missing Tuesday night has been found.

According to the Madison Police Department, Priscilla Brown left her home around 4:30 p.m. on the 4200 block of Milwaukee Street. Hours later, just before midnight, an officer on patrol spotted Brown around four miles from her home.

Police shared that the 78-year-old was suffering from the effects of the cold. She was taken to a local hospital by EMS for further evaluation.

Officers thanked the Madison and Middle Fire Departments as well as Maple Bluff Police for their help with tracking K9s and thermal imaging to search fields and parks in the search for Brown. Additional thanks was given to the citizens of Madison who “left their warm homes to search late into the night.”

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