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Update: 12:25 p.m.
Ms. Pender has been recovered in Daytona Beach.
VCSO SEARCHING FOR MISSING ENTERPRISE WOMAN
Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a missing 79-year-old woman who suffers from dementia and was last seen Monday morning in Enterprise.
Bessie Mae Pender was last seen at her home on North Road in Enterprise around 6:20 a.m. Monday, when her grandson left for school. She was wearing yellow and red plaid pajamas and was on foot.
She does not have a cell phone and it’s unknown what financial means she has at this time. Ms. Pender often frequents the Daytona Auto Mall and other auto dealerships.
Anyone who sees Ms. Pender or has information about her whereabouts is asked to call 911 immediately.
Administrative offices: West Volusia 386-736-5961 Daytona Beach 386-254-4689 New Smyrna Beach 386-423-3352
Non-emergency dispatch numbers: DeLand 386-943-8276 Daytona Beach 386-239-8276 New Smyrna Beach 386-409-8276 Osteen 407-323-0151