Haddam police locate missing 75-year-old woman safe and sound

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Sandra McCarthy

HADDAM — Police located a missing 75-year-old woman  safe and sound Tuesday for whom they had issued a Silver Alert

Sandra McCarthy was last seen walking around somewhere in Haddam.  Police said  she was found a mile from home.

She was last seen at about 3:30 p.m. by family members at home just prior to her reported disappearance.

They say she vanished suddenly and unexpectedly – one minute she was there, the next she was gone. Police were making automated phone calls to spread the word about the missing woman.

Police said she was last seen wearing a blue shirt and grey shorts.

Silver Alerts are issued by law enforcement agencies for missing people of all ages. Amber Alerts are issued for children who are believed to be in danger.