She had hidden among some reeds to shelter from the rain

Orihuela Local Police have found a woman who is suffering from Alzheimer’s and had disappeared in the village of El Mudamiento. She was found on Thursday morning among some reeds, where she had tried to take shelter from the rain overnight. She was treated where she was found by the doctor from the Provincial Fire Brigade’s helicopter, which had joined the search for her this morning.

Police officers and Civil Protection members, the Red Cross and the Fire Brigade had spent the night looking for her, and had even set up a command post in El Mudamiento.

Fortunately the woman was found first thing in the morning less than a kilometre from her village and she was in good health.

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