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Senior Alert issued for missing 96-year-old Virginia woman cancelled

Posted at 5:15 PM, Mar 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-07 20:56:55-05

UPDATE: Wednesday, 9:00 p.m. “The Virginia Senior Alert has been cancelled. Ms. Dorothy J. Reynolds was located in Amherst County shortly after the Alert was issued.” 

AMHERST, Va. – Virginia State Police have issued a Senior Alert for 96-year-old Dorothy Jones Reynolds.

The missing Amherst County woman suffers from a cognitive impairment and the disappearance poses a credible threat to her health and safety, said the Amherst Sheriff’s Department.

Deputies say she was last seen wearing blue and grey leopard print pajama pants.

Reynolds is described as a black female, 96 years old, 5’2” tall, 107 pounds, with brown eyes and gray hair.

Anyone with information about Reynolds is asked to contact the Amherst Sheriff’s Department at 434-946-9300.