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An 82-year-old woman who went missing in Congresbury in North Somerset has been found safe and well.
Joan Ivory was last seen at her home at around 2am this morning. Police say she was traced by Avon and Somerset Search and Rescue Service.
Officers have thanked everyone for their support in the search.
Police are trying to trace an 82-year-old woman from Congresbury in North Somerset, who went missing early this morning, 20 September.
Joan Ivory, who suffers from dementia and other health issues, was last seen at her home in Silverstone Way, at 1.50am today.
She’s 5ft 2ins, with short white hair and is wearing pink and white pyjamas. Officers don’t believe she’s wearing anything on her feet.
They think she’ll still be in the area and are asking for any sightings to be reported immediately to 999, quoting reference number 54 of 20 September.
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