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90-year-old reported missing in Wake Forest found safe

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UPDATE (3 p.m.): Martha Pendergrass was found safe, police said.


WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Police Department is requesting the public's help locating Martha Pendergrass.

Pendergrass, 90, was last seen Wednesday at 7:50 a.m. along the 3600 block of Willow Stone Lane in Wake Forest. She was reported missing at 12:20 p.m.

Pendergrass is described as a white female standing 5-feet tall and weighing approximately 105 pounds. She was last seen wearing gray pants, a white shirt, a tie-dye jacket, a hoodie and pink shoes.

Pendergrass suffers from a cognitive impairment and non-life threatening medical condition that requires her to take prescribed medication.

A Silver Alert is expected to be issued later today.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Martha Pendergrass is urged to call the Wake Forest Police Department at 919-554-6150.