Chesapeake Police call off search for missing woman with dementia

Posted at 4:23 PM, Jun 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-03 16:24:12-04

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – Police were looking for a missing woman who has dementia.

Juanita Coffield is from the area of the 1800 block of Benefit Road.

Sometime June 3 between 3 a.m. and 6 a.m. the 77-year-old female left her residence in an unknown direction, police said.

Police officers on scene canvassed the area looking for Coffield who was last seen wearing a pink shirt and purple pants.

K9 officers responded and attempted to track Coffield’s location but they were not able to find her.

The Virginia Department of Emergency Management said there was no evidence that they would find Coffield at this point so that is why the search was called off.

If you have information that could help find Coffield call 911.