Elderly woman with dementia found wandering on the side of Lam Tsuen River in Tai Po


25th November 2022 – (Hong Kong) At 6.53am today, when a passerby was passing by No. 1 Mui Shu Hang Road, Tai Po, he found an elderly woman wandering on the side of Lam Tsuen River. He suspected that she was lost and called the police. Firefighters arrived at the scene and rescued the woman back to the sidewalk. It is known that she is suspected of suffering from dementia (commonly known as Alzheimer’s disease). The elderly woman was taken to the hospital by ambulance for examination, and the police are contacting her family members to come to the hospital for investigation.