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Silver Alert canceled, missing 78-year-old woman found safe in Illinois

Update: Maxine was found safe in Illinois. The Silver Alert has been canceled. 


MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – Police have issued a Silver Alert for 78-year-old Hazel “Maxine” Lelivelt.

Police say Lelivelt was last seen wearing a gray sweater, green hospital shorts and green hospital shorts. She may be carrying a garbage bag after she was released from a hospital on West National Avenue around 3:30 Tuesday afternoon. She walks slowly and uses a cane.

Lelivelt took a taxi to the Best Western at 5511 W. National Avenue in Milwaukee after she was released from the hospital. At 5:30 p.m. she was seen getting into a Silver Nissan SUV that may have Nebraska plates with the numbers 8-E839. 

She had made comments about possibly heading to Canada and investigators say she is known to take taxis as transportation.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 414-935-7405.

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