Update, 5:17 p.m. Police have canceled the alert, citing the work of a good Samaritan who found the missing woman at a local laundromat in Berkeley.
Antonia Rodriguez, 83, has been missing since noon from hospice care at 2223 Ashby Ave., in South Berkeley between Telegraph and Shattuck avenues.
She is Spanish-speaking, and has only limited English.
According to police, Rodriguez has been diagnosed with dementia and other medical issues.
She is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 95 pounds. She has gray hair and brown eyes.
Rodriguez was last seen wearing a black hat and a black-and-grey-striped sweater.
Police ask anyone with information about the woman to call 911 or call the Berkeley Police at 510-981-5900.
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