Update – Missing Oceanside woman found safe

OCEANSIDE (KUSI) – 11:49 a.m. – The missing woman from Oceanside was located safely. 

Oceanside police say Elaine Barton, 74, who was last seen Feb. 9 leaving her home, has been found.

4:37 a.m. – Authorities sought Tuesday information regarding the whereabouts of a 74-year-old Oceanside woman who possibly suffers from dementia and disappeared after leaving for Los Angeles a week ago.

Elaine Barton was last seen leaving her residence in the 400 block of Lexington Court around 10 a.m. on Feb. 9, according to an Oceanside police statement. She drove off in a silver 2015 Toyota Corolla with California license plate 7KKL529 to attend a play in Los Angeles.

Authorities said Barton requires medication for a heart condition and possible dementia. Barton is white, 5 feet 8 and 165 pounds with curly brown hair and blue eyes.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts was asked to call 911 or Oceanside police at (760) 435-4911.

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