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Police Seek Public’s Help In Identifying ‘Jane Doe’

Martha or Marta aka Jane Doe (credit: NYPD)

Martha or Marta aka Jane Doe (credit: NYPD)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Do you know who “Jane Doe” is?

The New York City Police Department is asking the public for help in identifying a woman found wandering around the East Village early Wednesday morning.

At around 12:55 a.m., police responded to 145 Avenue A and found an elderly woman who was disoriented and did not know her whereabouts.

EMS responded and transported her to Beth Israel Hospital, where she underwent a medical evaluation.

The woman goes by the name of Martha or Marta. She is Hispanic, between 80 to 90 years old, is 5 foot-three-inches tall, weighs approximately 100 lbs and has short grey hair, police said.

She was wearing a green zip up fleece sweater, yellow pajama pants with multi-colored stars, a white and red wool hat and white and grey New Balance sneakers.

Anyone with information in regards to this unidentified person is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.