UPDATE: Officials with the Summerville Police Department say they have located a missing elderly woman.
SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) – The Summerville Police Department (SPD) is searching for a missing elderly woman with dementia.
According to officials with the department, Ruth Maddux Bohrn, 82, was last seen on Central Avenue in Summerville.
Police say that she may be wearing a tan and white turtleneck sweater.
A helicopter was being used to assist in the search effort Thursday evening, and a heavy police presence was reported in the area.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Summerville Dispatch at (843) 857-1650.