Virginia State Police cancel Senior Alert after locating missing 96-year-old Amherst woman

Posted at 5:23 PM, Mar 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-07 20:55:00-05

RICHMOND, Va. – Virginia State Police have canceled the Senior Alert for a 96-year-old woman who went missing after she was located Thursday.

Dorothy Jones Reynolds

The alert was issued Thursday on behalf of the Amherst Sheriff’s Department, which was looking for Dorothy Jones Reynolds. Reynolds was found in Amherst County shortly after the alert was issued.

Reynolds is said to suffer from a cognitive impairment, and authorities said her disappearance posed a credible threat to her health and safety.

Reynolds is described as a black woman who is 5’2″, weighs 102 pounds and has brown eyes and gray hair. She was last seen wearing blue and grey leopard print pajama pants.

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