Police find missing elderly woman

UPDATE: Police have safely located Melba Schwarz. 

Austin police are searching for 86-year-old Melba Schwarz. 

Schwarz was last seen on Monday leaving her home in the 5000 block of Placid Place around 12:30 p.m. Police said she left on foot and could be anywhere around the Burnet Road, Hancock Drive and Northland Drive areas. 

Schwarz is described as a white female with white hair, hazel eyes, approximately 5'4'' and 150 pounds. She was last seen wearing a black shirt and carrying a black purse. 

Police said Schwarz has medical conditions and are asking anyone with information to call 911 or the Missing Persons Unit at 512-974-5250 immediately. 

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