Update 9:10 p.m.
The 69-year-old woman who police were searching for Tuesday was found safe, according to a news release from the San Luis Obispo Police Department.
Karen McLain was found unharmed in the area of Higuera and South streets after police received a tip at 7:55 p.m. about her whereabouts. McLain was taken home and reunited with her family, the news release said.
No further details were available Tuesday evening.
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San Luis Obispo police are asking for the public’s help finding a 69-year-old woman who went missing Tuesday.
Karen McLain, who is at risk due to a medical condition, was reported missing by family members at around noon. She was last seen leaving her mother’s residence in the 2400 block of Cumbre Street.
She was with her dog and was possibly wearing purple pants and an unknown color blouse.
Anyone who has information about McLain’s whereabouts is urged to call the Police Department at 805-781-7312.