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Clearwater, Florida -- AMissouri woman reported missing by her family in Clearwater Monday was found safe Tuesday night.

Police saidKathleen Schardt, 60, went to buy gas in her sister's car Monday and failed to return, police said. She was in Tampa at 1:13 a.m. Tuesday, when she asked a Hillsborough County deputy for directions to Clearwater.

She did not appear to be in any distress at that time and had not yet been reported missing. Police say she is visiting the area, suffers dementia and does not have medication with her.

Tuesday night police said she had driven to Valdosta,returned to hersister's home Clearwater and was safe.

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