Police in Newton, Massachusetts, are searching for a woman who they say was kidnapped from a care facility on Tuesday afternoon.
According to police, 62-year-old Beth Birnbaum was reported missing from the Care One facility at 2101 Washington Street in Newton.
Birnbaum has a traumatic brain injury and is easily confused.
Police say it may be a dire situation if she does not receive medical treatment.
Police issued a silver alert for the woman who was last seen wearing a forest green crew neck sweatshirt, pajama pants, glasses, and red moccasins.
Due to Birnbaum's brain injury, she wears a black and white travel pillow around her neck.
According to the Associated Press, Birnbaum's empty wheelchair was found outside the facility around 2pm.
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Police are searching for David Collignon, age 55, who is said to be driving a gray Honda Fit, license plate 744YR1.
Police say Collignon is an acquaintance of Birnbaum.
Collignon was seen taking Birnbaum's belongings and placing them into his car around 2 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Newton Police Department.