SANTA CLARA -- Police were happy to report that a woman missing since Monday afternoon was found safe later that night after she wandered away from her home.

Around 5 p.m., Annie Marie Enriquez wandered away from her residence in the 1700 block of Higgins Avenue in Santa Clara, police said.

She was described by her family as diabetic, partially deaf and blind, and having dementia. Enriquez has the mental capacity of a 3-year-old, police said.

Enriquez is described as a 68-year-old Filipino woman, 5 feet 3 inches and 140 pounds. She was last seen wearing a light colored short sleeve shirt, light colored pants and a dark colored handbag.

Around 10:40 p.m., police were notified Enriquez had been found safe and sound.

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