A woman who walked away from and assisted living facility was found within nine hours. Evelyn Thiges was located and found in good health.

Sioux Falls Police was contacted about 11:30am on Monday that a resident had walked away from an assisted living facility in the 3400blk of East Fifth Street. A press release was soon issued that indicated Evelyn who uses a walker was missing. She was last seen leaving the building at 9:30am.

The statement also spoke of another resident of the facility who was wearing a baseball cap and red coat who also used a walker and was out exercising at the same time. He was found safe early in the search process.

The Sioux Falls Police Department would like to thank the public for their help in this investigation.


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