UPDATE: Mordell Allen has been found and is safe.
ORIGINAL STORY: The Austin Police Department said Friday they are joining the search for a 68-year-old Bastrop County woman diagnosed with a cognitive impairment.
Mordell Allen was seen around 10 a.m. Friday at a CVS on South Congress, APD said. She is described as a black female, 5'0", weighing 127 lbs, with black hair, brown eyes, and last seen wearing a white cotton jacket, blue jeans, black shoes, a black purse and a blue duffel bag.
The Bastrop County Sheriff's Office said Thursday in an update to the Silver Alert that Allen had stayed at a motel in the Highway 290/I-35 area and left at approximately 3 a.m. Thursday. She checked out wearing a white hoodie and a red bandana on her head, officials said. The sheriff's office said she was seen at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Walmart at 1030 Norwood Park Blvd. in Austin, purchasing several items that indicated she could be planning to stay outside.
If you have any information regarding this missing senior citizen, contact the Bastrop County Sheriff's Office at 512-549-5100 or 512-549-5034.