Police search for missing elderly woman suffering from memory loss

MIAMI (WSVN) - An elderly woman with memory loss has gone missing in Miami, and authorities fear she may be in danger.

According to police, 73-year-old Maria Nunez wandered away from the Northside Shopping Plaza located on the 8200 block of Northwest 81st Street, on foot, Monday.

Nunez is described as a black, Hispanic woman who stands 5 feet 4 inches and weighs 145 pounds.

She was last seen wearing a navy blue jacket with navy blue sweatpants and a black shirt with gold print. Officials said she normally wears her hair in a bun.

Nunez suffers from memory loss and may be in need of services.

Anyone with information about this missing person should contact the Miami-Dade Police Department, Special Victims Bureau/Missing Persons Squad at (305) 418-7200 or Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-TIPS (8477).

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