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Police find missing woman

Updated: Saturday, June 7 2014, 10:19 PM EDT

FOLLANSBEE, W.Va - Police have found an elderly woman who went missing Saturday afternoon in Brooke County.

The search for that woman lasted about an hour. Police say the woman, who is also handicapped, walked away from her home in the Hooverson Heights area of Follansbee sometime around 1:30 p.m.

The Brooke County Emergency Management Agency along with West Virginia State Police and the Brooke County Sheriff’s Department aided in the search.

West Virginia State Police located the woman around 2:00 p.m. on Art Street in Hooverson heights.

She was transported to a local hospital where she will be evaluated.

At this time it is unclear why she walked away from her home and officials are not releasing that woman's name.

Police find missing woman

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