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Golden Alert canceled, elderly Lexington woman found safe

Posted at 9:48 PM, Feb 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-24 12:18:16-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — UPDATE: The Golden Alert has been canceled and Betty Witt was found safe.

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The Lexington Police Department has issued a Golden Alert for 88-year-old Betty Witt.

Witt was last seen around 4:20 p.m. at Homestead Post Acute, a nursing home located on the 1600 block of Versailles Rd.

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Betty Witt

Witt suffers from dementia. She was last seen wearing a blue jacket, khaki pants, and black and white shoes. She is approximately 5’ 2” and 135 lbs. Witt often uses a walker but staff believes she is without it.

Anyone with knowledge of Witt’s whereabouts is asked to call 911.