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Silver Alert canceled for 91-year-old woman missing from Greencastle

A Statewide Silver Alert has been issued for 91-year-old Juanita Austin, of Greencastle. (Provided Photo/Indiana State Police)

UPDATE: The statewide Silver Alert for 91-year-old Juanita Austin was canceled just before 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Austin was found safe and is receiving medical treatment, the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office said on Facebook.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A statewide Silver Alert was issued just before 3:30 a.m. Tuesday for a missing 91-year-old woman from Putnam County.

Juanita Austin was last seen at 8 p.m. Monday in Greencastle, which is 48 miles west of Indianapolis.

Police believe Austin is in extreme danger and may need medical assistance.

Austin was described by police as being 5 feet, 5 inches tall, and 140 pounds with white hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a teal short-sleeved shirt, checkered shorts, and tennis shoes.

Anyone with information was asked to call the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department at 765-653-3211 or 911.