Missing Altavista woman found

May Bowyer Drake, reported missing from Altavista.
May Bowyer Drake, reported missing from Altavista.(Altavista Police Department)
Published: Nov. 23, 2022 at 6:59 AM EST
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ALTAVISTA, Va. (WDBJ) - UPDATE: May Drake has been found, according to the Altavista Police Department. She is being checked by paramedics.

EARLIER STORY: An Altavista woman has been reported missing, according to the Altavista Police Department.

75-year-old May Bowyer Drake was last reported seen in the 1400 block of Broad St at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Police say Drake is 5′8″ with blue eyes and grey hair. The Altavista Police Chief also told WDBJ7 Drake was diagnosed with dementia about a year ago.

Police are actively searching for Drake and are asking anyone with information on her location to call 9-1-1.