Authorities say missing woman with dementia found safe

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Updated: Jan. 18, 7:15 a.m.

Authorities say a Twin Cities woman with dementia who went missing Thursday was located safely on Friday night.

Apple Valley police said 87-year-old Barbara Musil had been last seen at her home on Thursday, before apparently driving away in an SUV. Authorities were able to determine that she stopped at a gas station in New Ulm, Minn., at 7:30 a.m. Friday, and one in St. Paul at 3 p.m. Friday.

She was located safely in Inver Grove Heights on Friday night, and reunited with her family.