Missing Wellington woman found 'safe and well'

Police have concerns for missing dementia sufferer Salma Rizk, 82.
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Police have concerns for missing dementia sufferer Salma Rizk, 82.

An elderly woman with dementia who was reported missing in the Wellington suburb of Newlands has been found safe and well.

Salma Rizk, 82, was found at a neighbour's house just before 9pm on Sunday night, after leaving her home in Batchelor St at 1pm.

Police had been concerned for her safety as she was not wearing shoes at the time of her disappearance.

They thanked the public for their assistance in locating Rizk.

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