Missing woman with dementia found by Portsmouth officers

Ardell Brooks (Photo: Portsmouth police)

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — A woman with dementia who was reported missing Tuesday has been found.

62-year-old Ardell Brooks, of Chesapeake, was last spotted in the 1000 block of Bay Street in Portsmouth just before 6:30 p.m. Tuesday after a good Samaritan gave her a ride to where she said she lived.

Police said Portsmouth officers found Brooks late Tuesday night.