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ALERT: **CANCELED** Endangered missing persons out of Auburn WA

Donald (left) and Daveta (right) Dryden. Source: LEAP (Law Enforcement Alerting Platform)

Update 8:30pm Alert canceled. Officials say the subjects have been located.

Original story An alert was issued after Auburn police say the subjects left their residence on June 16th at 2:25pm.

One of the subjects, Donald Dryden, suffers from dementia and is situationally unaware at times. He suffered a broken neck from a fall and is at risk of paralysis or death if he turns his head. He was instructed to wear a neck brace at all times, and was not wearing his neck brace when he was last seen. The neck brace was located inside the residence..


DONALD DRYDEN is a white 87-year-old male with brown eyes and gray hair. He is 5-feet 8-inches tall and weighs 180 pounds. He has pock marks on the side of his face and may be wearing a long-sleeve shirt and blue jeans.

DAVETA DRYDEN is a white 84-year-old female with hazel eys and grey/white hair. She is 5-feet 2-inches tall and weighs 139 pounds.

VEHICLE – a 2012 dark blue Honda Civic with Washington license plate “AGN5706.”

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of these persons should call Auburn Police at (253) 931-3080 or 911 immediately.

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