UNION CITY, N.J. — Police are frantically searching for a woman with Alzheimer’s who went missing Monday evening in Union City.
Maria Deleon, 72, was last seen in the area of 43rd Street and Bergenline Avenue around 7 p.m.
Deleon, who police say only speaks Spanish, has Alzheimer’s and is diabetic.
She has no family members in the area where she went missing.
Deleon is decribed as being 5-foot-3 and weighing 130 pounds. Officials say she has black hair but might be wearing a sandy brown wig.
She was last seen wearing a light gray T-shirt and blue jeans.
Her family members describe her as shy and timid.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Union City Police Detective Bureau at 201-348-5800.