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Woman with dementia missing from Jefferson Park

Woman with dementia missing from Jefferson Park

A woman with dementia was reported missing from her home in the Jefferson Park neighborhood, police said Thursday. Letitia Dziura, 63, was last seen in 4900 block of North Mason Avenue on Wednesday, police said. Police said she was wearing blue jeans, a white T-shirt with an island logo and a navy blue sweat jacket. She also wore a gold wedding ring and a gold chain with a police medallion. She is about 5-foot-8 and 125 pounds, with blonde hair and hazel eyes, according to authorities. Dziura has dementia but often goes for walks by herself, police said. Anyone with information can call Area North detectives at 312-744-8200.