Silver Alert cancelled for Clay County woman

Judith Purnhagen (Provided Photo/Clay County Sheriff's Department)

CLAY COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) — UPDATE: Judith Purnhagen has been found.

A statewide Silver Alert has been issued for a missing Clay County woman.

Judith Purnhagen, 77, from Brazil was last seen on Thursday around 8:30 p.m.

Police describe her as a white woman, around 5 feet tall and weights about 110 pounds. She has short blond hair and brown eyes. Purnhagen was last seen wearing blue jogging pants and a jacket with a white T-shirt and brown slippers.

Police believe Purnhagen is in danger and may require medical attention.

She was last seen driving a 2004 black Chevy Malibu with Indiana plates D129PW. Anyone with information is urged to call the Clay County Sheriff’s Office at 812-446-2535 ext 5. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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