Elderly woman found wandering in Spokane Valley

(STORY: Nichole Mischke, KHQ Right Now Reporter; IMAGE: KHQ.com)

UPDATE: 

Spokane Valley Police say the woman has been identified and reunited with her family. Thanks to everyone who helped spread the word! 

Previous Coverage: 

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - An elderly woman was found Thursday morning wandering in Spokane Valley confused and unable to identify herself. Spokane Valley deputies are trying to help her find her way home and hope that the public can assist in identifying her. 

The woman was found at approximately 5:30am. A Good Samaritan reported finding an elderly female wandering on Boone near Pines in Spokane Valley. She was taken to Valley Hospital and Medical Center to be medically evaluated.

Spokane Valley Deputies and Valley Hospital staff are attempting to assist her find her way home and are asking for your help.

Her first name is possibly “Alta” but this is not confirmed. She is described as a white female, approximately 5’06”, 100lbs, believed to be in her 70’s - 80’s and is wearing brown pants with a brown jacket.

If you can help identify her or know where she may live, please contact Valley Hospital staff at 509-924-6650 and ask for the Emergency Room or Crime Check at 509-456-2233, reference #10065159.

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