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MISSING: Police searching for 73-year-old woman last seen Aug. 27

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Posted at 10:19 AM, Sep 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-14 10:19:32-04

(WXYZ) — Police are looking for a missing 73-year-old woman suffering from dementia.

Fayte Abbott was last seen by a family friend on Aug. 27 at her home in the 19700 block of Rutherford.

Her friend came to the location to check on her, police say. When she told him she was hungry, he left the location to get some food. When he returned to the location, her vehicle was gone.

Police say she is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 165 pounds. She was last seen wearing a gray head scarf, gray t-shirt, blue jeans and a knee brace on her left leg.

She may also be driving a black 2005 Ford Taurus.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detroit Police Department's 8th Precinct Detective Unit at 313-596-5840 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.