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Detroit police looking for missing 68-year-old woman with dementia

Lights atop a police cruiser flash at the scene of a crime in this undated file image.
Lights atop a police cruiser flash at the scene of a crime in this undated file image. (KPRC/File)

DETROITUPDATE: Patricia Griffin was located on Aug. 23 and is safe, according to police.

Police are looking for a missing 68-year-old woman who was last seen Tuesday at about 8:30 a.m.

According to authorities, Patricia Griffin was last seen taking her trash to the curb before she went missing from her residence in the 13100 block of Jane Avenue, between Coplin Street and Dickerson Avenue.

Police said her family is concerned for her safety because she suffers from dementia.

Griffin is 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighs about 135 pounds.

Anyone who has seen Patricia Griffin or knows of her whereabouts is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department at 313-596-5640.


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