Missing 87-year-old Bedford woman with dementia found safe

Deputies say she is in the early stages of dementia

By Samantha Smith - Digital Content Producer

Courtesy of Bedford County Sheriff's Office

BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. - Rose has been found and she is being taken back home, according to the Bedford County Sheriff's Office.


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Authorities are searching for an 87-year-old Bedford woman with dementia. 

According to the Bedford County Sheriff's Office, her son told deputies that his mother, Rose Sorenson, was last seen around 7 p.m. Tuesday. 

Deputies say she is in the early stages of dementia. 

She is believed to be wearing black and gray sweatpants and the same colored shoes. 

Anyone with information is asked to call 911. 

The Sheriff's Office is asking that people do not assist with the search at this time, due to the fact that there are K-9s searching the area.

 

 

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