GREENVILLE, Maine — A Greenville woman missing since Monday morning has been found alive, according to the Maine Warden Service.
Clarice Jardine, 76, was located by a search dog team member from the Maine Association of Search and Rescue at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Cpl. John MacDonald said Tuesday evening in a news release.
Jardine was located in the woods nearly two miles from where she was last seen in Greenville.
Search crews are getting to Jardine and will be bringing her from the woods. Medical personnel will evaluate her condition.
Initial reports indicate she is conscious and talking.
Jardine was last seen at her residence at 4:45 a.m. Monday when she left to go for a walk with her dog. When she did not return, family called the Greenville Police Department mid-morning. Jardine does have memory issues, and she has not driven a vehicle in many years.
The Maine Warden Service used dog teams throughout Monday night until early Tuesday morning and attempted sound attraction with whistles after dark.
On Tuesday, the Maine Warden Service was covering areas with the assistance of Maine Association of Search and Rescue search teams. The Greenville police and fire departments as well as area volunteers, including Down East Emergency Medical Institute, assisted search efforts.
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