Dementia sufferer reported missing from Washington home is found safe and well

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A elderly dementia sufferer who sparked a missing person appeal in Washington has been found safe and well.

Jean Bradwell, who is 87 and from Uplands Way in Springwell, Washington, was reported missing at 3.30pm yesterday.

Northumbria Police swiftly launched an appeal for information to help locate her.

Police have now revealed that the pensioner was found in the Durham area and have thanked the public for their help.