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Silver Alert canceled for missing 92-year-old Phoenix woman

Josefina Perez Najera (Photo via Arizona Department of Public Safety)

PHOENIX — A Silver Alert has been canceled in Phoenix for a 92-year-old Hispanic woman who uses a red walker with a seat.

Josefina Perez Najera was found alive Saturday afternoon and is being medically evaluated by officers, according to the Department of Public Safety.

The alert was issued after she last seen on Central Avenue and Mission Lane, between Dunlap Avenue and Hatcher Road.

Najera was believed to have gone missing between 3 and 4 a.m. on Saturday morning.

Her family told police that she likes taking walks and could be at a bus stop or business in the area of Central and Dunlap avenues.

Najera speaks Spanish and some English.

She has a medical condition and may appear to be confused or disoriented, DPS said.

Najera was last seen wearing a three-quarter sleeve button-up shirt that has red, black and white vertical stripes. She had on brown slacks and pink slip-on walking shoes.

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