Update 8:41 p.m.

The Amarillo Police Department reports that the woman who was earlier reported missing has been found safe.

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AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Amarillo Police are asking for help to locate a missing elderly woman

Police said the 79-year-old woman was last seen around 3:30 p.m. Monday in the area of Southwest 9th and Bell St.

Police described her as 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing about 135 pounds, with short gray hair and a slim build.

According to police, she was diagnosed with dementia and was recently moved to a new home. She used to live in Dumas but not for a long time. She also has not driven a car for several years.

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