Police find missing elderly woman alive and well

Hazel Hebert (Source: Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office)
Hazel Hebert (Source: Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office)

LAFAYETTE, LA (WAFB) - Authorities said a missing elderly woman suffering from the onset of dementia was found alive, safe and sound.

The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office reported Hazel Hebert, 76, was found by officers with the Scott Police Department. She was reunited with her family after being missing for 13 hours.

Deputies said Hebert disappeared Thursday around 1:30 p.m. Family members told investigators she had recently moved.

They believed she may have been disoriented and trying to return to the area where she used to live.

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