Missing elderly East Austin woman found safe


    The Austin Police Department said 88-year-old Dorothy Belcher was last seen at around 5 p.m. in the 2200 block of Palo Pinto Drive, just south of Manor Road. (Image courtesy: Austin Police Department)

    Update: Dorothy Belcher has been located in Washington County and reunited with her son.

    Police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing elderly East Austin woman last seen leaving her home Friday evening.

    The Austin Police Department said 88-year-old Dorothy Belcher was last seen at around 5 p.m. in the 2200 block of Palo Pinto Drive, just south of Manor Road.

    She was in her gold 2009 Toyota Camry, with the Texas license plate FMX3682.

    She is described as a Black female, 5'02", 140 lbs, with brown eyes and salt and pepper short hair.

    APD said she has medical conditions that create a concern for her welfare.

    Anyone with information should call 911 or the APD's Missing Persons Unit at 512-974-5250.


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