Missing Manatee County woman located

MANATEE -- A Bradenton woman who suffers from early signs of dementia was found Thursday afternoon after having been reported missing by family, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

Stephanie Wilson, 72, was located at about 3 p.m.

She had last been seen in the area of Iris Street and 15th Street East in Manatee County.

At 11 a.m. deputies responded to 7000 block of Iris Street in south Manatee County after she was seen driving away from her home, according to a news release. A search of the area did not locate Wilson.

A silver alert was issued at 1:46 p.m. by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

Wilson suffers from the early signs of dementia, her husband told deputies.