Detroit police seek 'serious missing' 85-year-old woman with dementia

Ollie Sampson missing since Wednesday morning


DETROIT – Detroit police are asking for the public's help finding a missing 85-year-old woman who suffers from dementia.

Police said Ollie Sampson is considered "serious missing" after her daughter woke up at 9 a.m. Wednesday and discovered Sampson was missing from their home in the 8100 block of Northlawn Avenue on Detroit's west side.

Sampson is 5 feet 4 inches tall, weighs 105 pounds and has gray hair and brown eyes. She suffers from dementia.

It's unknown what Sampson was wearing when she disappeared.

Anyone who sees Sampson or knows of her whereabouts is asked to call Detroit police at 313-596-1616 or 313-596-5201.