Alzheimer's Patient Wanders From Dentist

Elderly woman had no money or means of transportation

By Lauren Steussy
|  Monday, Feb 13, 2012  |  Updated 5:27 PM PDT
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Alzheimer's Patient Wanders From Dentist

Patricia Nichols was last seen near a Chula Vista dentist's office on Monday afternoon.

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Police are searching for an elderly woman with Alzheimer's who walked away from a dentist's office Monday afternoon.

Patricia Nichols, 64, was last seen walking south-west of Broadway and Naples St. in Chula Vista at about 2 p.m. Monday.

UPDATE: As of 5:30 p.m. Monday night, police had located Nichols.

Police say she has no money with her, nor any means of transportation. She also does not have any family in the area.

Nichols is 64 years old, about 5'6'' with brown hair and eyes. She was wearing a long brown sweater over a peach-colored shirt with blue jeans and blue shoes.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Chula Vista Police Department at (619) 691-5218.

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