Cops use drone to help find missing 81-year-old woman with dementia

She was found within 25 minutes of the search launch

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A sheriff's office in North Carolina is being praised after it used a drone to find a missing woman with dementia.

The 81-year-old woman had been reported missing to the Randolf County Sheriff's Office which, because of a large cornfield and difficult terrain nearby, used a drone and police dog to aid its search.

The woman was reportedly found a few hundred yards from her home. See more on the story

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