Mt. Vernon woman, 83, with dementia reported missing, may be in need of medical attention

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MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. – The search is on for a Mount Vernon woman, 83, with dementia who was reported missing Sunday evening.

The search is on for 83-year-old Ethel Pepper who was reported missing on January 15, 2016. (Photo: NYS Police)

The search is on for 83-year-old Ethel Pepper who was reported missing on January 15, 2016. (Photo: NYS Police)

Ethel K. Pepper, was last seen in the area of North Terrace Ave. in Mount Vernon at 6 p.m. Sunday, state police said. She is 83 years old with early onset dementia and may be in need of medical attention.

Pepper was last seen driving a 1999 gray Nissan Altima with New York registration XPR-483, state police said.  She was  wearing a white blouse, brown pants and black shoes.