Senior alert canceled for 71-year-old missing woman

Patricia Garris was last seen on Saturday. (Virginia State Police)


Virginia State Police have canceled the senior alert issued for 71-year-old Patricia Garris.


Virginia State Police have issued a senior alert for a 71-year-old woman who was last seen in Alexandria on Saturday.

Patricia Garris, who is 5 feet, 4 inches tall and weighs about 155 pounds, was last seen at 11:30 a.m. walking from her home on Buckman Road, according to authorities.

Authorities report that she was last seen wearing a red robe, a blue and white shirt and black pants.

Investigators said Garris suffers from cognitive and vision impairments, and that her disappearance poses a credible threat to her health and safety.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Fairfax County Police Department at 703-691-2131 or you may find complete information at

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