Missing Ripon woman found

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A major search was sparked overnight after an elderly woman with dementia went missing from her home in the city.

Police said she disappeared from her home on Princess Road at around 12.55am on Monday, November 24.

After two hours of seraching, North Yorkshire Police reported the woman had been found by a river and was safe and with medical teams.

The force thanked members of the public who used social media to alert others about the search.