Search team finds Henrico 79-year-old woman safe

Source: Henrico Police
Source: Henrico Police

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - Search teams found a 79-year-old woman with dementia Wednesday morning, after she went missing overnight.

A volunteer rescue dog found Martha Vandyke still wandering around 2.5 miles from her home near I-295 and Carriage Point Lane.

She suffered some scratches, but was otherwise safe. She was taken to the hospital for evaluation.

Crews set up near Virginia Center Commons overnight, searching for Vandyke after she went missing Tuesday around 10:30 p.m.

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