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Lawrenceville woman found after Mattie's Call issued

LAWRENCEVILLE -- An elderly woman who has a history of wandering off was found early Saturday morning after she was reported missing about at about 4 a.m.

A Mattie's Call was issued for Albertine Spears, 89, after she was last seen around midnight at her home at 2520 Aaron Way in Lawrenceville.

A Gwinnett Police spokesperson said Spears, who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, had wandered off at least once before, and was found a short time later.

This time, police reported at 4:30 a.m. that she was found outside her home.