Vancouver police find missing woman with Alzheimer's

Mary P. Forkner found Monday afternoon


Updated: July 14, 2014, 3:54 PM

photoMary Forkner

Mary P. Forkner was found this afternoon and reunited with her family.

Vancouver police are asking the public to help them find a 70-year-old woman with Alzheimer's Disease who left central Vancouver this morning.

Sometime between 6 and 8:45 a.m. today, Mary P. Forkner drove away from the 3500 block of Northeast 102nd Court in central Vancouver near Royal Oaks Country Club. She was driving a green 1997 Ford Explorer with Washington license plates 661XVV.

She has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's and gets lost easily, according to the Vancouver Police Department.

Forkner is described as 5 feet 2 inches tall, about 180 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. She wears glass, and may have left this morning wearing blue stretch pants and a purple University of Portland windbreaker.

Anyone who sees Forkner or her vehicle is asked to call 911 with the location.