Elizabeth Police Locate Missing Woman, 2 Grandchildren
Elizabeth Police have located a missing 77-year-old woman and her two grandchildren.
According to a Nixle alert issued by New Jersey State Police late Monday Barbara Artis was last seen on Monday around 5:15 p.m. leaving her home on Lexington Place with her two granddaughters Destiny, 2, and eleven-month-old Lana. Police say Artis suffers from dementia.
The three were located in Newark at Irving Turner Boulevard and Spruce Street according to WCBS TV and were hospitalized to make sure they were okay.
Barbara Artis’ daughter Kim told the television station she had left their home for a minute when they left the home.
FOUND: Missing Woman & 2 Children from Elizabeth found safe by detectives at Newark bus stop, 11:45 today. Thanks to all who helped.
— NJSP – State Police (@NJSP) September 3, 2013