Woman with Alzheimer's disease is missing

Montreal police are asking for your help to find a missing woman with Alzheimer's disease.

Jimenez Mercedes was last seen leaving her home in the Mercier Hochelaga Maisonneuve borough around 4 this afternoon.

The 68 year old frequents grocery stores and shopping centres, especially those around Belanger Street, Jean Talon Blvd and Langelier Street.

Police say she is known to have episodes of memory loss but is also quite fit and able to walk rapidly for several hours.

She is supposed to take medication on a regular basis.

She is described as 1.60 m tall (5'4") and weighs 54 kg (115 lb) with white skin, brown eyes, and dark hair.

Mercedes was last seen wearing a black winter coat with a hood, running shoes, and wool pants.

If you see her, or have any information, you're asked to call  9-1-1 or Info Crime at 514-393-1133.

With files from CTV Montreal