Elderly woman found wandering Uptown

Elderly woman found wandering Uptown

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - New Orleans Police officers need help locating family members or a caretaker of an elderly woman found wandering Uptown. Police

say EMS found 73-year-old Ruth Williams Thursday around 10:30 p.m. near Amelia St. and St. Charles Ave.

Officers say she was only wearing a nightgown and was disoriented.

Technicians transported her to the hospital for a medical evaluation.

Detectives are in the process of trying to verify information Williams gave them.

Anyone with information about Ruth Williams is asked to call the New Orleans Police Department at 504-821-2222.

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