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Police issue Silver Alert for 70-year-old woman

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Staff report

Denton police issued a Silver Alert on Wednesday for a 70-year-old woman missing since Monday.

Nita Watkins, who was described as having a cognitive impairment, was last seen at the Denton County Transportation Authority station at 604 E. Hickory St. in Denton

Police said they believe her health and safety could be at risk. Watkins walks with a cane, officials said.

She is 5-foot-6, 220 pounds, with gray hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing black pants and a black Winnie the Pooh shirt.

Anyone with information is asked to call Denton police at 940-349-7962.

— Staff report