***UPDATE, 7:13 AM***

76-year-old, Eleanor Grant of Hampden, has been located safely

(Original story follows below)

According to a press release from the Maine Department of Public Safety, 76 year old Eleanor Grant of Hampden was last seen leaving Easter Maine Medical Center at about 8 PM last night Sunday, December 12th).

Ms. Grant reportedly suffers from dementia.  She left the hospital on foot.

She is described as being a white female, 5' 3", 170 pounds.  She has gray hair and green eyes.  She was last seen wearing a dark red jacket, white shirts, black pants, and sneakers.

If you have seen her, please call the Hampden Police Department at 207.945.4636.

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