UPDATED: Kearny police seeking public’s help to locate 84-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s

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UPDATE: The Kearny Police Department said late this morning that Rosa Silva had been located by the Newark Police Department with the assistance of the Hudson County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit.

Rosa Silva. Photo courtesy of the Kearny Police Department.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

The Kearny Police Department is seeking the public’s help to locate an 84-year-old town resident who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease.

Rosa Silva reportedly suffers from early onset Alzheimer’s disease. She has walked away from her residence in the area or Passaic and Belgrove Drives with an unknown timeframe, wither her only known possible destination as Newark, authorities said.

Anyone who may have seen her is asked to contact the Kearny Police Department at 201-998-1313.