Silver Alert cancelled after missing elderly Knoxville woman found

Sheila Hartman, 80, was last seen on Friday after she was discharged from the hospital, according to Knoxville Police Department officials.
Published: Mar. 4, 2023 at 5:58 PM EST|Updated: Mar. 5, 2023 at 11:10 PM EST
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Knoxville Police Department officials advised the public to be on the lookout for a missing Knoxville elderly woman.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation officials issued a Silver Alert to ensure her return, and Hartman was found safe in Clarksville.

Sheila Hartman, 80, was last seen on Friday at around 1:30 p.m. after she was discharged from Parkwest Hospital, according to KPD officials.

Hartman left the hospital in a taxi that took her to her car. The white Subaru Crosstrek was last seen at 17th Street and Dale Avenue.

“There are concerns regarding Sheila’s well-being,” KPD officials said.

Hartman is around 5 foot 5 inches with gray shoulder-length hair.

“Thank you as always for helping to spread the word,” KPD officials said.