UPDATE: Deputies ID elderly woman found near I-680

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UPDATE: Deputies ID elderly woman found near I-680

By Tom Lesyna. CREATED Aug 12, 2014

UPDATE: Deputies say they’ve identified an elderly woman found alone near Interstate 680 Tuesday.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said the 88-year-old woman was spotted by a county worker and did not know her name.

She is now back with her family.

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - Douglas County deputies need your help identifying an elderly woman who appears to have dementia.

A Douglas County Roads Department worker spotted the woman, who appeared to be staring at Interstate 680, near the intersection of 83rd Street and Lake Cunningham Road.

The worker called deputies, who picked the woman up in the area. Deputies say she does not know her name, and is now in Emergency Protective Custody.

Anyone who knows who the woman is should call the Douglas County Sheriff tip line at 402-444-6000.