Silver Alert canceled after missing woman found safe in East Valley
Mar 22, 2023, 5:41 AM | Updated: 1:14 pm
(Photo via Mesa Police Department)
PHOENIX – A Silver Alert was canceled Wednesday afternoon after the subject was found safe in the East Valley, authorities said.
Julia “Judy” Reffel, 82, of Mesa was being reunited with her family after the Gilbert Police Department located her.
The Mesa resident had been missing since she left home near Baseline and Sossaman Road 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. The Silver Alert was issued early Wednesday.
Police said it was the first time Reffel had driven in the last two years.
She has a medical condition that can cause her to become lost and easily confused.
Reffel stands 5 feet, 2 inches tall and weighs 100 pounds. She has gray hair and blue eyes and was wearing a blue jeans and a pink shirt with three-quarter sleeves.
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