Missing dementia patient located

Published 10:44 am Monday, June 5, 2023

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UPDATE: Police say Ms. Thomas has been located.

The LaGrange Police Department is searching for a missing elderly woman.

Joanne Thomas, 82, went missing from the 700 block of Hill St. on Sunday, June 4. Thomas was last seen wearing faded blue jeans and either a tan and red or tan and pink striped shirt.

Thomas is an African American female described as 5 feet 6 inches, weighing about 120 lbs.

Police Chief Garrett Fiveash said officers are actively looking for Thomas as she has dementia.

If anyone has any information on the whereabouts of Thomas please call 911 or the LaGrange Police Department at (706) 883-2603.