Grandmother, toddler missing in Brooklyn found safe

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A grandmother with dementia and her 2-year-old daughter went were last seen in East Flatbush. (Photo: NYPD)

EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn — A  grandmother with dementia who went missing with her 2-year-old granddaughter on Saturday have been found safe.

Police say 56-year-old Khadija Begum and her granddaughter, Zakirah Shafiq, were last seen at their home Saturday at around 11 a.m. on Avenue D  in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn when they were reported missing.

Police said they were found just after midnight.

There was no explanation for the incident.