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UPDATE: Missing woman and son foundSubmitted: 01/12/2019
UPDATE: Missing woman and son found
Story By Newswatch 12 Team

NEW HOLSTEIN -
5:01 p.m.

The Wisconsin Department of Justice said they located both Anna Dobbs and her son, Jamie Dobbs. They have both been marked as safe. 



3:31 p.m.

The Wisconsin Department of Justice sent out a silver alert for an 84-year-old woman, Anna Dobbs, Saturday afternoon at 3:31 p.m.

Dobbs was last seen south of Appleton at her niece's house in New Holstein before she went missing. She was staying with her niece but after disappearing, relatives said they have not heard from her for several days. 


The Wisconsin DOJ believes Dobbs left New Holstein with her 40-year-old son, Jamie Dobbs, in the past 2 to 3 days when she drove to visit her granddaughter in in Madison. 

Family members are concerned because Jamie Dobbs has Down Syndrome and is non-verbal, so he would not be able to communicate with anyone to help them. 

The Wisconsin DOJ believes Anna Dobbs has dementia or some other cognitive impairment. 

She is 5'9" and 140 pounds. 

She is believed to be in a blue Toyota Rav4 with a Kentucky license plate that reads 670-XGX. 

The Wisconsin DOJ asks for anyone with information to contact the New Holstein Police Department at 920-898-4241.


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