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Roanoke Rapids lifts Silver Alert issued on Christmas Eve

Posted December 30, 2010 3:43 p.m. EST
Updated December 30, 2010 4:00 p.m. EST

— The Roanoke Rapids Police Department canceled a Silver Alert Thursday that was issued on Christmas Eve for Ruth Naomi Wiggins.

Wiggins was reported missing after she was seen at a gas station on Victory Boulevard in Portsmouth, Va., wearing green and blue pajamas.

Police did not elaborate Thursday on the circumstances behind her disappearance.