UPDATED: LPD searching for missing elderly woman

UPDATED: LPD searching for missing elderly woman

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

Updated 12:24 p.m.

Family members who were assisting officers with the search located Collins just west of the Flying J near I-27 and Marsha Sharp Freeway.

Collins will be taken to the hospital for a medical evaluation as a precaution.


Lubbock Police Officers are currently searching for Dilcy Ann Collins, 78, who was reported missing by a family member this morning around 9:30 a.m.

Family members advised Collins has dementia and other health issues. She was last seen in the 200 block of Cherry Avenue about an hour prior to her being reported missing.

Collins is a black female with grey hair, weighing approximately 110 pounds and is 5’08” in height. She was last seen wearing light colored blue jeans, a grey sweater and slip on shoes. She is believed to be on foot.

Officers are currently searching nearby businesses and neighborhoods. If you see Collins, please call 911 immediately.

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