Woman who walked away from Rockyview Hospital found safe

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The Calgary Police Service says a woman who left a southwest hospital Wednesday night has been located and is safe.

Police say 61-year-old Kathy 'Pauline' Crowder left the Rockyview General Hospital shortly before 8 p.m. and was seen a short time later walking along the boulevard near the Glenmore Trail and 14th Street S.W. interchange.

According to police, Crowder has a medical condition that affects her cognitive abilities and there are significant concerns for her welfare.

CPS officials announced Thursday morning that Crowder had been found by patrol officers.