At risk woman found safe in North Park

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — A 73-year-old woman suffering from dementia who went missing from her home Sunday morning was found safe eight hours later. 

Elvira Garcia was last seen about 1:15 a.m. at her home, at 4300 block of 43rd Street in City Heights, the San Diego Police Department reported. 

She was found safe by a family member about 9 a.m., 1-1/2 miles away on El Cajon Boulevard near Interstate 805 in North Park, apparently just wandering around, the San Diego Police Department reported.

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