San Diego

At-Risk Elderly Woman Found in La Mesa

An 80-year-old woman who went missing in La Mesa Monday morning has been found safe, the La Mesa Police Department confirmed.

The woman, who has dementia, was last seen at her assisted living home in the 7900 block of Culowee Street in La Mesa around 11 a.m.

Police actively searched the surrounding areas with the help of the San Diego Sheriff’s Department’s helicopter, ASTREA.

She was found just after 3 p.m. in the City of San Diego, according to La Mesa Police.

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