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Deputies find missing 88-year-old woman

Deputies say Carmen Lidia Negron Rodriguez was last seen around 1 p.m. Thursday at her home in the area of Deltona Boulevard and Melrose Street.
Credit: Hernando County Sheriff's Office

HERNANDO COUNTY, Fla. — UPDATE: The Hernando County Sheriff's Office says that it safely located Carmen Lidia Negron Rodriguez and she is set to be reunited with her family.

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The Hernando County Sheriff's Office needs your help finding a missing Spring Hill woman.

Deputies say Carmen Lidia Negron Rodriguez was last seen around 1 p.m. Thursday at her home in the area of Deltona Boulevard and Melrose Street.

She walked away from the home while family members were away, according to a news release. Rodriguez suffers from Alzheimer's and thinks that she is in Puerto Rico, deputies say.

The sheriff's office describes Rodriguez as a 5-foot-2, 155-pound Hispanic woman with white hair and brown eyes.

She could be wearing a pink shirt and black pants. 

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call the Hernando County Sheriff's Office at 352-754-6830 or your local law enforcement agency. 

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