Missing Portsmouth woman with medical condition found safe

Barbara Cosgriff (Photo: Portsmouth Police Department)

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — A Portsmouth woman who was reported missing Wednesday was found safe and unharmed on Thursday, according to police.

Portsmouth police on Wednesday reported that 73-year-old Barbara Cosgriff had been last seen at her home in the 20 block of Cypress Road at 7:30 a.m.

When a caregiver went to check on Cosgriff, she couldn’t be found. Cosgriff reportedly has a medical condition that requires regular monitoring by her caregivers.

Police say employees at a local hotel recognized her from a picture released to members of the media Wednesday and called 911.