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73-year-old woman found after walking away from Louisville home

Louisville Police said the woman was found one night after a Senior Alert was issued.

LOUISVILLE, Colo. — A 73-year-old woman was found Wednesday night after a Senior Alert was issued the previous night.

The woman's last-known location was the 1400 block of Truman Court in Louisville at around 8 p.m. on Tuesday. This is in a neighborhood southeast of South Boulder Road and North McCaslin Boulevard.

At about 11 p.m. Tuesday, the Louisville Police Department (LPD) received a missing persons report when the woman did not return home from a walk. Around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday, the missing woman was located in Jefferson County by a concerned citizen.

Police released the following statement when she was found:

"The Louisville Police Department would like to thank all who assisted in the search for [her], specifically Lafayette Police Department, Boulder County Sheriff’s Office and the Boulder Emergency Squad. We are grateful for the care of the community in this situation. [Her] safe return to her family is due to the diligence and collaboration of many volunteers, citizens, first responders, and media outlets."

Louisville is a Denver suburb located about 8 driving miles southeast of Boulder. 

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