Missing Elderly Woman Found After Central Lubbock Search

Published 05/16 2014 11:45AM

Updated 05/16 2014 06:11PM

(LUBBOCK) -- 73-year-old Augusta Giraud disappeared from her hom in the 3600 block of 30th street between midnight and 3:00 Thursday morning, according to police. They searched the area for several hours and even enlisted the DPS helicopter for help.

Lubbock police say she was found at 33rd and Avenue W, after a lady recognized Giraud from a Facebook post. She stopped to help Giraud and called police.

Giraud was safe and uninjured, and police returned her to her home. Police say she suffers from Dementia.

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