Silver Alert still in effect for Burlington woman reported missing

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BURLINGTON, N.C. -- A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing Burlington woman.

Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for Ruzie Dixon Suggs, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

Suggs, 90, is described as having gray hair, brown eyes and stands 5'6" and weights about 100 pounds.

She was last seen wearing a brown jacket and blue jeans. She may also have a small brown dog with her.

Suggs was last seen Saturday afternoon at 917 Lincoln Street in Greensboro.

Burlington Police said they believe Suggs may have become disoriented and traveled Highway 29 North into southern Virginia near South Boston or Clarksville, Virginia.

She was last seen driving a 2005 white Cadillac Deville with license plate RUZIE1.

Anyone with information about Suggs should call the Burlington Police Department at 229-3500.