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Missing Elderly Glen Allen Woman Found Safe

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Martha Vandyke was last seen around 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 13 at her home on the 5300 block of Golf Villa Lane, just off of Virginia Center Parkway near the Crossings Golf Course (Photo courtesy Henrico County Police Division). Martha Vandyke was last seen around 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 13 at her home on the 5300 block of Golf Villa Lane, just off of Virginia Center Parkway near the Crossings Golf Course (Photo courtesy Henrico County Police Division).
Search teams are actively looking for signs of the woman (Photo by ABC 8News Photographer Brad Davis). Search teams are actively looking for signs of the woman (Photo by ABC 8News Photographer Brad Davis).
GLEN ALLEN, Va. (WRIC) - UPDATE: Shortly after 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Henrico Police tweeted, "Missing person, Martha Vandyke, has been found safe. Many thanks to all assisted."

Police say Vandyke was located in a wooded area roughly 2.5 miles from where she lives, near I-295 and Carriage Point Lane. She suffered some scratches, but was not seriously injured. She is being taken to the hospital for observation.
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The Henrico County Police Division is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing elderly woman with dementia.

Martha Vandyke was last seen around 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 13 at her home on the 5300 block of Golf Villa Lane, just off of Virginia Center Parkway near the Crossings Golf Course.

Police say the 79-year-old was last seen wearing an orange gown with a housecoat, and that she was reportedly barefooted.

Search teams are actively looking for signs of the woman.

Anyone with information about Vandyke’s whereabouts is urged to call the Henrico County Police Division at 804-501-5000 or contact Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers by calling 804-780-1000 or texting “iTip” followed by the tip to 274637.



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