Oshkosh woman safe, Silver Alert canceled

Published: Jul. 21, 2021 at 9:23 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 21, 2021 at 3:10 PM CDT
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A statewide Silver Alert for an 84-year-old Oshkosh woman has been canceled.

She was found safe at about 11:29 a.m., according to Oshkosh Police. No additional information was released.

A statewide Silver Alert was issued to find a missing Oshkosh woman. Police say a relative woke up and discovered she was missing and so was a car. The woman hasn’t driven in over 3 years, police said. The family notified police just after 7 o’clock Wednesday morning.

The 84-year-old woman has a medical condition that requires medication. She doesn’t have it with her. She also doesn’t have a cell phone or a purse.

Relatives say she made comments over the last few weeks about going back home to Clark County, in western Wisconsin.

The Silver Alert described her as a white woman, 5′1″ tall, 175 pounds, with blue eyes and short, gray hair. She wears glasses. When she was last seen Tuesday evening, she was wearing a bright pink T-shirt; black capri pants with a white stripe down the side; a white, two-button cardigan sweater; and slippers.

The car is a 2018-model, blue Kia Soul with Wisconsin license plate ABN 5796.

If you think you’ve seen her or her car, contact local authorities.

Silver Alerts are issued for missing persons who are believed to have dementia or other cognitive impairment.

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