Missing Kansas woman found safe; Silver Alert canceled

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TOPEKA, Kan. (KAKE) -

Topeka police say they've located a woman who was the subject of a Silver Alert on Wednesday. 


Kansas authorities have issued a Silver Alert for a missing woman who has "severe medical issues" and may be in need of care. 

The Topeka Police Department said on Facebook that Teresa Alvarado was last seen on foot in the 1300 block of SW Buchanan Street at around 10:40 a.m. Wednesday. She has salt-and-pepper hair, stands 4-foot-5, weighs 130 pounds and does not speak English. Her age was not provided. 

Alvarado was last known to be wearing a black skirt with floral design, teal blouse and a white fleece jacket. Police said she suffers from several medical issues and might be in need of medical assistance. 

Anyone with information is asked to call police.

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