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Search On For Missing Elderly Harlem Woman

(credit: Handout/DCPI)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – An elderly Harlem woman suffering from Alzheimer’s is missing after disappearing over the weekend.

Police say Betty Wendler, 84, slipped out of her Amsterdam Avenue home around 11:30 a.m. Sunday while her attendant was in the bathroom.

Her family says Wendler was wearing a bracelet ID.

Wendler was last seen wearing a purple shirt, blue jeans, white sneakers and eye glasses. She uses a wooden cane for walking.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). Tips can also be submitted on the Crime Stoppers’ website or by texting CRIMES (274637), then entering TIP577.