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Blue Springs woman found safe

Posted at 7:53 PM, May 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-26 06:13:46-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE, May 26 | A Silver Alert issued for a Blue Springs woman has been canceled. Joel Yale was located safe back at her residence.

ORIGINAL STORY, May 25 | A Silver Alert was issued Monday night for a missing Blue Springs woman.

Police said Joel A. Yale, 79, was reported missing at 3:50 p.m. from the 900 block of Northeast Sunnyside Lane.

She wore a black long-sleeved shirt, blue jeans and wire-rim glasses, according to police.

Yale drove away from the house in a black, 2011 Ford Focus with Missouri License plate HE12W.

Her family said she has been diagnosed with dementia and they fear for her safety.

Anyone with with information is asked to call 911.