Elderly woman who went missing from Aspinwall found safe in Morgantown

Police asking for help locating elderly woman who went missing from Aspinwall

ASPINWALL, Pa. — UPDATE: Police said Wanda Smyth has been found safe at a motel in Morgantown, West Virginia.


ORIGINAL: Police are asking for your help in locating an elderly woman who went missing from Aspinwall.

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Wanda Johnson Smyth, 82, went missing from 3rd Street around 10 a.m. Thursday.

Police said she was driving a 2006 Toyota Corolla with Florida license plate IKW-F14, possibly heading back to her home in Boca Raton, Fla.

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According to a release from investigators, Smyth is confused with possible early onset dementia. She also takes Glaucoma and high blood pressure medications daily.

Investigators did not provide a clothing description, but they said she was traveling with her black dog, ‘Sissy.’

Anyone with information regarding her whereabouts is asked to call 911.

Pennsylvania State Police told Channel 11 that there was a match for Smyth’s vehicle registration from a license plate reader on Route 51 in Jefferson Hills around 11:30 a.m. Thursday – just 90 minutes after she was reported missing.

However, neither she nor her vehicle has been located at this point.

Stay with Channel 11 News and WPXI.com for the latest updates.