Police asking for help reuniting unidentified woman with family

NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Police are asking for the public's help in their effort to identify a woman who was found wandering in the middle of the night without a coat in Northeast Philadelphia.

The woman was found shortly before 1 a.m. Monday on the 8700 block of Pine Road.

Responding police officers observed the woman walking towards Pennypack Park. She was not wearing a coat despite the cold temperature.

When the officers attempted to stop to speak with the woman, she was allegedly uncooperative and appeared to be confused.

She was eventually transported to the hospital for a medical evaluation.

Police are now attempting to identify the woman and reunite her with her family.

She appears to be in her late 60s or early 70s, 6'0", 175lbs, with gray hair; she was wearing a blue sweatshirt, blue scrub pants, and white sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Northeast Detective Division at 215-686-3153 / 3154 or call 911.
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