Senior Alert: Missing 82-year-old Woodbridge woman found safe

Mercedes Sanchez SHU
Posted at 11:03 PM, Jan 07, 2023

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, Va. -- A missing 82-year-old Woodbridge woman who prompted a Senior Alert has been found safe, according to authorties.

Virginia State Police officials said Mercedes Sanchez SHU reportedly left her home on Pearson Drive in Woodbridge around 12 p.m. Saturday and last made called her family around 2:45 p.m. saying that she was lost.


"Mercedes is believed to be missing under voluntary circumstances and may be in need of assistance which qualifies her as being listed as endangered," police said.

Prince William County Police posted on Facebook around 6:15 a.m. Sunday that SHU had been found and was safe.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email to send a tip.

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