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Woman With Dementia That Went Missing in Litchfield is Found

Connecticut State Police

Connecticut State Police found a woman that went missing in Litchfield Friday afternoon.

Police said 74-year-old Maureen Fitzgerald got onto a public transit bus at her retirement home around 11 a.m. The bus was going to the Torrington Public Library.

Fitzgerald was later seen getting into an unknown red car at the library at about 2:30 p.m., according to police. Officials found her early Saturday morning.

She's been a resident of Fernwood Rest Home since May 3 and she's reported to have dementia, troopers said.

A Silver Alert was issued for Fitzgerald but has since been canceled. Anyone with information is asked to contact Troop L at 860-626-7900.

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