UPDATE: The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has canceled the Silver Alert issued for Virginia Barrett. She has been located and is safe.
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 84-year-old Virginia Barrett of Hattiesburg.
She is described as a white female, five feet, nine inches tall, weighing 145 pounds with blue eyes and gray hair. She was last seen about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at 87 Richburg Road, apt C-1, in Hattiesburg wearing a gray shirt and blue jeans.
She is traveling in a 2016 black Jeep Cherokee, (Tag # LNM559) and could possibly have a white dog with her.
Family members say she suffers from dementia which may impair her judgment. If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of Virginia Barrett contact the Lamar County Sheriff’s Department at 601-744-0165.