83-year-old grandmother with dementia found safe after going missing in Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif. (KABC) -- UPDATE: The woman has been found safe in Chino Hills, according to the Long Beach Police Department.

Long Beach police are searching for a grandmother with dementia who went missing on Tuesday.

Lillie Ricks, 83, was last seen near Long Beach Clinical Trial on Pacific Avenue and 20th Street at around 9 p.m.

Family says she had an appointment for a COVID-19 test at the location.

Ricks has dementia and needs her medication.

She was seen wearing a white sweater and black pants. The vehicle she was in was described as a green 1997 BMW 740i, with a license plate number of BKDR925.

Anyone with information can contact Long Beach police.
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