Missing 90-year-old Vero Beach woman found safe

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UPDATE --  We have just learned that someone tipped off authorities and Thereca Large was found and is SAFE!   A driver in Highlands County spotted her. The Florida Highway Patrol and the Highlands County Sheriff's Office were notified and able to make contact with her. Family members are on their way to her now.  


The Indian River County Sheriff's Office has issued a Silver Alert and is attempting to locate a missing 90-year-old-woman, Thereca Large, of Vero Beach, Florida.

Large was seen on Thursday at approximately 9 a.m. leaving an automotive repair shop on 82nd Avenue near S.R. 60.  Another possible sighting was reported to have taken place at 4 p.m. the same day at a business near Ocean Drive and Azalea Lane in Vero Beach, where she asked for directions to S.R. 60. 

She was not wearing make-up as she is in the accompanying photograph.  She was driving a 2006 Buick Lacerne with Florida tag Y97IVA, similar to the vehicle in the accompanying photo.

Her family is concerned due to a medical condition.  Large is 5 feet, 5 inches tall, weighs 140 pounds, has hazel eyes, grey hair, wears glasses.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact the Indian River County Sheriff's Office at 772-978-6240.