The Austin Police Department confirmed shortly after 9 p.m. Thursday, Carolyn Williamson, 73, was found safe.

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The Austin Police Department seeks the public's help tracking down a dementia-ridden elderly woman who went missing in Northwest Austin Thursday.

APD said Carolyn Williamson, 73, was last seen in the 8871 block of Tallwood Drive at 1 p.m. Authorities said they are concerned for her well-being because she has medical issues.

Williamson is described as a 5-foot white woman, about 130 pounds, with black/gray hair and hazel eyes.

Anyone with information on Williamson's whereabouts is asked to call 911 or the missing person's unit at 512-974-5250.