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Missing elderly woman found safe, Charlotte police say

Police said she went missing from her home, but was found safe a day later.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said a woman they say wasn't at her home when they tried checking in on her Saturday afternoon was found safe the next day.

Officers said they went to check in on her along Ivystone Court around 1 p.m. Saturday, but she was not found at her home. Her family was worried for her safety as she may be living with undiagnosed medical or cognitive issues.

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In a tweet on Sunday, CMPD confirmed she was found safe and reunited with her family.

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