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Silver Alert canceled for 78-year-old from Fort Wayne

Karen Lynne Jenkins (Provided Photo/Indiana Silver Alert)

LATEST: Notification at 9:50 p.m. Tuesday: “Silver Alert 114-2023 issued on Tuesday, November 14, 2023 on Karen Lynne Jenkins has been cancelled as of Tuesday, November 14, 2023. For more information on this cancellation, please contact the Fort Wayne Police Department at 260-427-1222.” No word on whether Jenkins was found safe.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WISH) — An Indiana Silver Alert was issued Tuesday afternoon for a 78-year-old woman missing from Fort Wayne.

Karen Lynne Jenkins was last seen at 12:48 p.m. Tuesday, the Silver Alert says.

The Silver Alert did not say where she was last seen, but Fort Wayne Police Department said she was last seen around 2 a.m. Tuesday in Columbia City.

Jenkins was believed to be in extreme danger. She may require medical aid.

She was described as 5 feet 3 inches and 100 pounds with silver hair and brown eyes. She was driving a gray 2017 Buick Lacrosse with Indiana license plate 999ADT.

Anyone with information was asked to contact the Fort Wayne Police Department at 260-427-1222 or 911.