Mesa police: Missing woman found safe

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MESA – Mesa police say a woman who went missing after walking out of a hospital over the weekend has been found safe.

Dolores Rodriguez, 74, lives in Prescott but was staying in Mesa while a friend is in the hospital. She was seen leaving Banner Desert Samaritan Hospital at about 5 p.m. Saturday.

Rodriguez, who suffers from dementia, was found safe Sunday afternoon.

Neither the police nor the woman's family have said where Rodriguez went after leaving the hospital.