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Missing 76-year-old Charlotte woman found safe

Nguyen (Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police) Nguyen (Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

Police in Charlotte say a woman who was reported missing Wednesday has been found and reunited with her family.

Tin Nguyen, 76, was reported missing after she left her home on Wilson Glen Drive in northwest Charlotte. Officials say she took a cab to a gas station on the 1600 block of Bessemer City Road in Gastonia around 10:30 a.m.

Just after 8 p.m. police said Nguyen was found in Gaston County with the help of CMPD Missing Persons Detectives, CMPD Aviation, York County Sheriff Office’s bloodhound and handler, and Gaston County Police Department, Fire, and EMS.

Officers said she was taken to an area hospital to be evaluated and reunited with her family.

No further details have been released.

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