Silver Alert Success Story: 45-Year-Old North Carolina Woman Found in Washington, DC
On June 30, 2019, a Silver Alert was issued for 45-year-old Patricia Ann Macchia. Macchia went missing in Burlington, North Carolina and was found safe 300 miles away in Washington, DC.
According to the news story in the Greensboro News & Record:
BURLINGTON — A Silver Alert issued for a woman missing since June has been canceled.
Patricia Ann Macchia, 45, was found unharmed, the Burlington Police Department said.
Macchia is white, 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighs about 175 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes. Macchia was last seen by a friend on June 30 . She was wearing a gray shirt, black shorts and gray tennis shoes. There is no indication that foul play is involved, police said in the release.
A Silver Alert has been issued by the North Carolina Department of Public Safety. Macchia is believed to suffer from a form of cognitive impairment.