Missing Topeka woman with dementia found safe

Ella Mae Henderson

*Update: Police say Ella Mae Henderson has been found safe.

TOPEKA, Kan. — Police have issued a statewide Silver Alert for a 77-year-old Topeka woman with dementia, officials say.

The Topeka Police Department is asking for the public’s help to locate Ella Mae Henderson. She is described as 5-foot-6 with black hair and brown eyes.

She was last seen around 3:30 p.m. Monday driving a silver Cadillac with the Kansas license plate “MSEL.” Police say she might have headed south from Topeka toward Osage County.

Police are asking anyone who sees Henderson or anyone with information to call 785-368-9200.