Clayton police have located Alice Stephenson, a 75-year-old Clayton woman who was reported missing on Wednesday morning.
Tips from citizens helped police find Stephenson near a train overpass on Main Street, said Clayton Public Information Officer Stacy Beard. She was conscious and able to give officers her name, but will be transported to WakeMed for examination.
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Family and coworkers last saw Stephenson on Tuesday afternoon at Walmart on U.S. 70 Business in Clayton, where she works, the Town of Clayton said in a news release.
When Stephenson finished her shift about 3:30 p.m., she called her boyfriend to let him know she was on the way home. She never arrived.
Her boyfriend, who lives with her, reported her missing at 7 a.m. Wednesday, according to the town.
Her silver Pontiac Grand Prix was found Wednesday morning in the Lowes Foods shopping center, just down U.S. 70 Business from the Walmart.
“Police are working with him and the family and are canvassing the area around where her vehicle was located,” said Stacy Beard, a spokesperson for the town.
Stephenson’s family talked with her about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at her workplace, and she was seen leaving the Walmart parking lot just before 4 p.m.
Stephenson takes medication to treat her diabetes and high blood pressure.
The town is asking anyone with information to call Clayton police at 919-553-4611 or the Clayton Crime Stoppers at 919-359-TIPZ (8479).