MOORESTOWN, NJ. (CBS) — An elderly woman who was reported missing Wednesday was found alive on Saturday morning, police said.
Authorities say 84-year-old Agnella Zapotochny, who suffers from dementia, was located in the woods south of I-295, north of Route 73 in Moorestown, New Jersey.READ MORE: Bus Driver, Aide Seriously Injured After Crash Involving Small School Bus In Winslow Township
She was conscious and talking to rescuers at the time that she was found.Philadelphia Weather: Winter Storm Could Produce Enough Snow To Crack City’s Top 20 Snow Days
Agnella was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.
Few details were released about the search and rescue, but in a statement released on Facebook, the Moorestown Police Department thanked everyone involved, and singled out a K9 Search Dog named Storm, for helping reunite Agnella with her family.MORE NEWS: Moenell Coleman Wanted After Allegedly Shooting Woman Who Bumped Into Him At Coatesville Market: Police
The statement also said Agnella’s family “wishes to thank all the first responders and volunteers in bringing about a successful resolution.”