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Missing 75-year-old woman with dementia found safe

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Joyce Stephenson (Photo: Marion Co. Sheriff's Office) Joyce Stephenson (Photo: Marion Co. Sheriff's Office)
SALEM, OR (KPTV) -

Update: (10:00 p.m. Jan. 21) Marion County Sheriff's Office said Joyce Stephenson has been found and is safe. 

MCSO said Stephenson was found inside of a local grocery store which she apparently received a ride to from a citizen. 

Original Story:

Marion County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to find a missing 75-year-old woman with dementia.

Police said Joyce Stephenson walked away from her adult care home, located in the 4700 block of Oak Park Dr NE. She was last seen around 5:45 p.m.

Stephenson is described as white, 5'3", 185 pounds, gray hair and green eyes. She was last seen wearing a red knit sweater, blue scrub pants, and white sleepers and is carrying a large black backpack.

Deputies are actively searching for Stephenson.

If you see Stephenson, please call 911.

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