Statewide alert cancelled, 86-year-old woman found

WHITEHALL, Ohio — Authorities cancelled the statewide alert for the 86-year-old Franklin County woman who went missing Wednesday evening.

According to the Whitehall Police Department, Mary Groves, who suffers from dementia,  reportedly went missing from her Erickson Avenue residence Wednesday around 5:15 p.m.

According to authorities, Groves has now been located safely.

Police cancelled their statewide alert at 10:08 p.m.