Nassau County Police have released a photo of an elderly West Hempstead woman they say went missing.
Hazel James, 82, was reported missing at 7:45 a.m. Thursday after she was last seen at her Hempstead Gardens Drive home, cops said.
Hazel is described as a black woman, 5-foot-8, thin build, dark complexion, 100-110 pounds, and black hair. Witnesses believe she was last seen in a dark green velvet sweat suit.
Due to a knee injury, Hazel may walk slowly, cops said.
Detectives are asking anyone who may know Hazel's whereabouts to call Nassau County Police at 516-573-7347 or dial 911. All callers will remain anonymous.