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SALT LAKE CITY — A Silver Alert was canceled Saturday night after 68-year old Sheila Hansen was found safe, according to the Salt Lake City Police Department.
Update: Sheila has been located and is safe! Thanks for those who helped to locate her.— SLC Police Dept. (@slcpd) November 10, 2019
Hansen had last been seen wearing a tan shirt, pink-patterned blue capri jeans and black sandals without socks, according to an alert Saturday afternoon. It also stated she had blue eyes, mid-length brown hair in a ponytail and gold-rimmed glasses.
Hansen has Alzheimer’s and had last been seen near 900 East and 2900 South, according to Salt Lake City police.
Further information on how Hansen was found has not been made available.
The Silver Alert system is designed to aid the general public and officials in locating missing elderly persons who often suffer from Alzheimer's. It was passed during this year’s legislative session.