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Police searching for missing Prescott Valley woman

Ortiz
Prescott Valley Police Department
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Authorities are searching for 73-year-old Prescott Valley resident Claudia Ortiz who went missing from her home in the Granville subdivision Tuesday.

UPDATE 4/7/22: The Arizona Department of Public Safety says the silver alert of Claudia Ortiz has been canceled and she has been "recovered."

The Arizona Department of Public Safety has issued a silver alert for a 73-year-old Prescott Valley woman who went missing from her home in the Granville subdivision Tuesday.

According to police, Claudia Ortiz suffers from a cognitive disorder diagnosed as early stages of dementia as well as high blood pressure.

She left her residence but didn’t arrive at an event scheduled at 7 p.m.

Ortiz drives a gray 2015 Jeep Wrangler with an Arizona license plate and is five-foot-seven and weighs 180 pounds.

She has blond hair and hazel eyes and was last seen wearing a multi-colored shirt and black pants.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Prescott Valley Police Department at (928) 772-9267.