Tayside and Central Scotland

Missing 84-year-old Falkirk woman found in garden

An 84-year-old woman who went missing overnight has been taken to hospital after she was found in a garden in Falkirk.

Police had mounted a major search operation through the night for Anne Henderson, after her family realised she had disappeared from her home.

She was found in the garden of a house in a nearby street at 08:25 on Friday.

Ms Henderson, who has dementia, is now in a stable condition at Forth Valley Hospital.

Insp Graham Capes of Police Scotland said: "Given Anne's age and the time of night she was last seen, we were very concerned for her safety.

"But we are pleased to report that she has been found and has been reunited with her family.

"We thank the public in Falkirk for their help in tracing Anne."

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