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UPDATE: Missing woman considered at-risk in Santa Barbara found safe

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Posted at 9:27 AM, Nov 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-04 13:56:57-05

UPDATE (10:56 a.m.) - Police say Mintz has been found and is safe.

ORIGINAL STORY: Santa Barbara police are asking for help locating a missing woman considered to be at-risk.

Police say Leslie Joy Mintz was last seen at around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday on the 2000 block of Elise Way on her way to lower State Street.

“Mintz could present with a cognitive impairment,” police said, adding that the 63-year-old may have checked into a local hotel.

She’s described as being 5’6’’, 130 pounds with black hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing a gray sweater dress and carrying an orange purse and white tote bag.

Anyone who thinks they see her is asked to call 911.