Silver Alert discontinued for missing woman, 89, with cognitive impairment

Dorothy Belcher last seen Friday afternoon in Austin, authorities say

Dorothy Belcher
Dorothy Belcher

AUSTIN, TexasUPDATE: The Silver Alert has been discontinued. 


Austin police are searching for a 89-year-old woman with a cognitive impairment.

Authorities said Dorothy Belcher was last seen at 4:45 p.m. Friday in Austin.

Law enforcement officials believe Belcher's disappearance poses a credible threat to her own health and safety, authorities said.

Belcher is described by authorities as a black woman who is 5 feet 2 inches tall, weighing 140 pounds with salt-and-pepper hair and brown eyes. Authorities said she was last seen driving a gold 2009 Toyota Camry with Texas license plate FMX3682.

Anyone with information regarding Belcher and her whereabouts is asked to call the Austin Police Department at 512-974-5250.

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