Missing 78-year-old Detroit woman recovered safely

Elaine Sparks (WDIV)
Elaine Sparks (WDIV)

DETROIT – Police are reporting a missing 78-year-old woman who was last seen Aug. 12 has been recovered safely.

According to authorities, Elaine Sparks was last seen leaving a residence in the 16000 block of Lauder Street in her white SUV.

Her family said Sparks is in good mental condition but uses a cane and walker.