74-year-old woman with dementia found safe

SAN DIEGO — A 74-year-old Encanto woman with dementia who walked away from her home shortly before noon Saturday has been found safe.

Billie Cook, who is unable to care for herself, was last seen in the 6100 block of Brooklyn Avenue, according to police. She uses a walker, does not have access to a car and does not have a history of walking away from her home.

Cook was described as white, 5-feet-8 inches tall, about 100 to 125 pounds, with red hair and hazel eyes. She was last seen wearing a blue windbreaker with a “Sycuan Casino” logo.