Police: Missing Elderly Nun Suffering From Dementia Found Safe

An elderly nun suffering from dementia who had been reported missing in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, has been found, according to state police.

Authorities say Sister Loretta Ciccarelli, 79, was found safe at 3:30 p.m. Friday on Scenic Highway in Bourne after she was last seen around 9 p.m. Thursday.

Sister Loretta had been last seen wearing a gray bathrobe, blue pajamas and glasses. Police had warned the public that she may have been driving a purple/maroon 2016 Toyota Rav4 with a Massachusetts license plate reading PC 4KE174.

Police said that Sister Loretta has no short-term memory.

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