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Update: Missing 82-year-old woman with dementia found safe, Boston police say

Before she was found, Ruth Collins was last seen near 26 Homestead St. in Roxbury, authorities said.

Ruth Collins. Boston Police Department

Update: Ruth Collins has been found safe, according to Boston police.

Original story:

Boston police are asking for the public’s help in finding an 82-year-old woman with dementia.

Ruth Collins was last seen around 4 a.m. Monday near 26 Homestead St. in Roxbury.

She’s described as a Black woman about 5 feet, 4 inches tall and 180 pounds. She has short gray hair and brown eyes, police said.

At the time she was last seen, she was wearing a red and white robe, gray pants, and brown moccasin, according to authorities.

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