Berkeley police locate previously missing Elaine Young-Igie

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About 11:37 a.m. Tuesday, the Berkeley Police Department posted on Twitter that previously missing “at risk” person, 67-year-old Elaine Young-Igie, has been found and is safe.

BPD sent out a Nixle alert Saturday asking for help locating Young-Igie.

Young-Igie is considered at risk due to memory impairments, according to the alert. She is 5 feet, 7 inches in height, weighs about 100 pounds and is described to have brown hair and brown eyes.

The alert added that Young-Igie was last seen wearing a black headwrap, a black leather jacket and green or black leggings. She was last seen Jan. 30 around noon at the La Quinta Inn at 920 University Ave. and is known to have frequented the Berkeley Marina area in the past.

BPD thanked the public for their assistance in the Twitter post.

Thao Nguyen is a deputy news editor. Contact her at [email protected] and follow her on Twitter at @tnguyen_dc.