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Officials searching for 79-year-old woman who went missing after leaving Canton

Anyone with information is asked to contact 911.

CANTON, Ohio — The Fairfield County Sheriff's Office has issued a missing adult alert for a woman who was last seen leaving Canton on Wednesday.

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Law enforcement officials say 79-year-old Irma Passwaters left a residence on Cherry Avenue in Canton on May 31 and did not arrive at her final destination. 

Law enforcement officials are worried for her safety as she suffers from dementia. The vehicle involved is a gray 2015 Kia Sorento with an Ohio license plate number KBU8679. 

Passwaters is 5'9, weighs 185 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes. 

Anyone who sees the missing woman or the vehicle involved is asked to contact 911. 

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