Police say an elderly woman, who suffers from dementia and went missing in Algonquin Monday, has since been located and is safe.
The Algonquin Police Department said Monday afternoon that they were searching 83-year-old Elizabeth Zahn.
Zahn was last seen at her daughter’s home in Algonquin around 11:30 a.m. Monday.
Zahn had not returned home and had not contacted her family with her location, police said.
The woman was seen via security footage leaving the residence on foot.
Police said eyewitnesses reported seeing her walk southbound on Square Barn Road towards Huntley Road between 11:25 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.
The Illinois State Police issued an Endangered Missing Person Advisory, also known as a SILVER Alert, statewide.
Police said Zahn suffers from dementia and asked the public for tips regarding her whereabouts.
Algonquin Police Department Detective Sergeant Robert Salazar said late Monday evening that Zahn had been located.
Salazar said the woman was safe and was returned to her home. He did not say where she was located.