Update: Missing 80-year-old Maxton woman found safe

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The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office reports Minnie Pearl Miller has been found safe. The department extends a special thanks to the Robeson County Search and Rescue and all its volunteers.

ROBESON COUNTY, N.C. (WBTW) — Family members have reported an 80-year-old Maxton woman as missing, according to the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office.

Minnie Pearl Miller was last seen walking away from her home at 4:00 pm. on Wednesday. She wearing a red coat and a black-and-white striped shirt.

Authorities report she was seen walking down a wooded path from the residence towards NC HWY 48. The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert or Miller.

Miller is believed to be suffering from cognitive impairment. She is described as 5-feet, 5-inches tall, and weighs about 110 pounds. She has brown eyes and gray hair.

Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to call Robeson County Sheriff’s Office at (910) 671-3170.

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