Virginia Cook. Courtesy Anchorage Police Department

Virginia Cook. Courtesy Anchorage Police Department

Last updated at 11:14 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 22

ANCHORAGE — Anchorage police say they have found Virginia Cook, who went missing in East Anchorage Tuesday morning.

“Cook has been located and is safe,” police wrote in a Nixle Tuesday night. “We appreciate your help.”

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The Anchorage Police Department is looking for a missing woman who suffers from dementia.

Police said 75-year-old Virginia Cook was last seen in the area of Muldoon Road and Debarr Road around 6 a.m. on Tuesday.

Cook was wearing blue sweat pants, a blue sweater and brown boots, according to police. They described her as 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighing 170 pounds. She has gray hair and hazel eyes.

Anyone with information on Cook’s whereabouts is asked to call Anchorage Police at 907-786-8900.