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Assisted-living facility resident missing in Fayetteville

Posted February 7, 2010 7:11 a.m. EST
Updated February 16, 2010 11:31 p.m. EST

— Fayetteville police were searching Sunday for a woman reported missing from an assisted living facility.

Janelle Thorne, 50, was last seen walking down Weldons Drive on Saturday afternoon, police said. The search for her was suspended until daylight Sunday.

Thorne is described as a black woman, 5 feet 2 inches tall, weighing 166 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes. She walks with a limp and uses a cane.

She was last seen wearing black pants and a black shirt.

Anyone with information about Thorne's whereabouts should call Fayetteville police at 910-433-1830.