Archive for Monday, September 13, 2010

Missing Lawrence woman found after silver alert issued

September 13, 2010, 11:44 p.m. Updated September 13, 2010, 11:49 p.m.


Lawrence Police have found a missing Lawrence woman after issuing a silver alert to help find her.

The silver alert was issued for Florence Smith, an 87-year-old Lawrence woman who was last seen about 8 p.m. Monday. Police located her about 11:45 p.m.

According to the alert, Smith walked away from her home in the 900 block of Highland. She went to the Hillcrest Shopping Center at Ninth and Iowa streets and tried to buy stamps.

According to Douglas County emergency dispatchers, police dogs were brought in to assist with the search.


Alison Smith 7 years, 8 months ago

Whew! That must have been scary for all parties involved. Glad to hear the system seems to be working.

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