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Missing 78-year-old woman suffering from dementia, mobility concerns found safe, reunited with family

Police were looking for Brenda Breeden who was last seen leaving her home on Winget Road during the early morning hours Saturday on foot.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said a missing 78-year-old woman has been found and reunited with her family. 

Police were looking for Brenda Breeden who was last seen leaving her home on Winget Road during the early morning hours Saturday on foot.

She is five feet and five inches tall, medium build, and has short gray and white hair and blue eyes. It is unknown what she was wearing when she left. 

Breeden's family was concerned for her wellbeing, as they said she suffers from dementia and mobility concerns.

A member of her family later tweeted at CMPD, thanking CMPD and Charlotte Fire "for their amazing work this morning." 

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