Missing Sparks woman found safe

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SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) -- UPDATE: Sparks Police say Hammond was found safe in Modoc County, California. Arrangements are being made to reunite her with her family.

ORIGINAL STORY: Sparks Police are looking for a missing 76-year-old woman from Sparks. Her name is Dawn Hammond.

Hammond left her home in the 7400 block of Ashley Park Dr. Monday morning for a hair appointment. She suffers from dementia and family members were concerned, since she had not returned home.

She does not possess a cell phone, the family does not know where she got her hair done. Hammond was last seen driving a light colored 2010 Honda Accord, bearing NV 342 XCJ.

Officers checked numerous locations in the Sparks area in an attempt to locate Hammond, but were unsuccessful.

All local hospitals were checked, but she was not located.

Sparks Police are asking the public's assistance in locating Dawn. If you see Dawn or her vehicle please contact your local agency or the Sparks Police.