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Elderly woman with medical condition found safe

Audrey Preston (Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office) Audrey Preston (Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office)
ASCENSION PARISH, LA (WAFB) -

UPDATE: Authorities say 79-year-old Audrey Preston was found in Baton Rouge by LSU police shortly before 1 p.m.

According to the APSO, Preston was found in a disoriented state when deputies located her.

Emergency personnel was called to evaluate Preston.

The original story is below.

Authorities are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing elderly woman.

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office said Audrey Preston, 79, was reported missing on Sunday.

Deputies said family members told them she has a medical condition that may impair her judgment.

She has short gray hair and brown eyes. She is about 5’4” and weighs 140 pounds. 

Investigators said she is believed to be traveling in a beige 2009 Toyota RAV 4 with Louisiana license plate SPC 703. It was last seen on I-10 West in LaPlace around 7:15 p.m.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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