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UPDATE: Oct. 17, 2018 — Pittsburgh Police say Pannell has been found and is now getting the medical treatment that she needs.

gari pannell Police Find Missing Uptown Woman Who Uses Walker

(Source: Pittsburgh Police)

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Police are searching for a missing Uptown woman who suffers from a medical condition.

According to police, 62-year-old Gari Pannell was last seen leaving her Uptown home around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Police say Pannell uses a walker and was reportedly heading to Oakland when she disappeared. She also had medical appointments in Bloomfield.

Pannell is described as being 5-feet-7-inches tall, weighs about 170 pounds and has blonde hair and brown eyes.

Anyone who has seen Pannell is urged to call the Pittsburgh Police Missing Persons Unit at 412-323-7142.