Missing 88-year-old woman found safe

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Delores Eriksen

PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill. — An 88-year-old woman who was reported missing from south suburban Palos Heights was found safe Friday.

Delores Eriksen left Palos Heights for Evergreen Park Thursday morning. She called her daughter at about 3:45 p.m. to say she was lost. She did not have a cell phone and borrowed a phone to make the call.

Police provided no other information about how she was found, only saying that she was safely located.

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