Missing 72-year-old woman with Alzheimer's disease found

ByABC7.com staff via KABC logo
Sunday, October 18, 2015
Joan Weymouth, 72, is seen in this file photo provided by the Riverside Police Department Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015.
Joan Weymouth, 72, is seen in this file photo provided by the Riverside Police Department Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015.
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RIVERSIDE, Calif. (KABC) -- A missing elderly woman with Alzheimer's disease, who was last seen in Riverside three days before, was found safe Saturday evening.

Authorities said 72-year-old Joan Weymouth, of Riverside, was last spotted around 9 p.m. Thursday, according to family members. Police say Weymouth was driving away from a friend's house located only a few miles away from her residence on the 5000 block of Challen Ave.

Bank records showed she used her debit card at a gas station in Leucadia off of the 5 Freeway on Friday around 8:30 a.m.

She was located by authorities Saturday night and was reunited with her family.