Missing 73-year-old woman found safe, Suffolk Police say

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Posted at 1:46 PM, Apr 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-07 20:28:49-04

SUFFOLK, Va. - A missing, endangered elderly woman who was last seen in Suffolk early Tuesday evening has been found safe.

Suffolk Police said 73-year-old Linda Yvonne Ward was last seen around 5:30 p.m., talking with a man on the corner of Central Avenue and Holland Street in Downtown Suffolk.

Around 8:30 p.m., police announced Ward has been safely located.

Ward was considered endangered due to her age and the fact she is new to the area and unfamiliar with her surroundings.

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