Missing Bradenton woman with dementia found safe, deputies say

Manatee County

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Authorities have located a 69-year-old woman who went missing in Bradenton Monday.

Deputies had issued a Silver Alert for Michelle E. Puffenburger after she drove away from her home early Monday evening. They said she has dementia and did not have her medications with her.

At about 8:45 a.m. Tuesday, deputies said Puffenburger had been located and was okay.

Further information was not available.

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