Missing 83-year-old woman found, APD says

The Austin Police Department (APD) says a woman with a memory impairment who has been missing since Thursday has been found and is safe.

APD asked for the public's help Friday in locating 83-year-old Olga Caranza who was last seen on April 14 at 5 p.m. at the Brookdale Gaines Ranch senior living community at 4409 Gaines Ranch Loop in Southwest Austin.

APD said Saturday that Caranza had been found by Travis County Search and Rescue.

83-year-old Olga Caranza (Austin Police Department (APD))

APD said Caranza requires medication daily and has a medical condition that impairs her memory.

Caranza is described as a Hispanic female, 5'1" and 140 lbs with brown eyes and grey hair. She was last seen wearing a light blue sweater and checkered pants, and carrying a white and blue knit-style purse. 

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