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Missing Bunnell woman Brooke J. Morton, 77, found safe in Volusia County; Silver Alert canceled

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Morton was the subject of a Silver Alert before she was located by Ormond Beach Police Department officers.

UPDATE: 9 a.m. Jan. 20:

A 77-year-old Bunnell woman who went missing Jan. 19 has been found, and a Silver Alert issued for her has been canceled, according to a Flagelr County Sheriff's Office news release. Brooke J. Morton was "apparently was dropped off in Ormond Beach around 5 p.m. yesterday and was found wandering," according to the news release. Ormond Beach Police Department officers took her to Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach, and authorities then realized who she was and canceled the Silver Alert. She is OK, according to the news release.

ORIGINAL POST:

The following is a news release from the Flagler County Sheriff's Office:

Flagler County Sheriff's Office deputies are seeking the public's help to find a 77-year-old Bunnell woman.

‚ÄčThe Sheriff's Office received information Jan. 19 that at about 4:12 p.m., Bunnell resident Brooke J. Morton, 77, was seen by her neighbor at 2807 County Road 304 entering a possible white four door Hyundai sedan with a possible partial Florida license plate of G304.

Morton has stage three dementia and does not know anyone in the area, and stays on her property. The neighbor said the driver of the car was a white woman about 50 to 60 years old, with red or orange hair.

Morton is 5 feet, 6 inches tall and weighs about 100 pounds. She was last seen wearing a blue polo shirt, black sweater and Khaki pants.

Deputies have contacted the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and have asked for a Silver Alert to be generated. The FDLE has activated the Silver Alert system, a system that uses the media and dynamic message signs along Florida roadways to alert citizens of the missing person and the vehicle they were last seen driving.

For more information on Florida’s Silver Alert program, please visit floridasilveralert.com.

If anyone knows Morton's whereabouts, they are asked to contact the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office at 386-313-4911. 

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