Police: Woman reported missing found safe, back at home

Police: Woman reported missing found safe, back at home
A 79-year-old woman who went missing Tuesday afternoon after leaving a West Ashley restaurant has been found safe, police say. (Source: AP)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Police say a 79-year-old woman who disappeared after leaving a West Ashley restaurant Tuesday has been found safe.

Police alerted the public about the woman’s disappearance at approximately 5:20 p.m. They say she had last been seen leaving the Magwood Drive Chick-Fil-A in West Ashley. She left the area on foot at around 2:30 p.m., police said.

Shortly after 7 p.m., Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said she had been found and was safe at home.

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