Springdale Woman Found Safe After Silver Alert


SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — A Springdale woman who went missing earlier this week was found safe Wednesday (Sept. 12).

Sharon Berkstresser, 78, was last seen at her home about 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday (Sept. 11). She was found safe Wednesday shortly after a Silver Alert was issued for her.

Police and an ambulance respond to the area where an elderly woman, the subject of a Silver Alert, was found safe. (Photo by Jason Hudson)

Springdale police said Berkstresser likes to walk around her neighborhood on the north side of town, near the Razorback Greenway.

Police said she has a history of dementia.

Police said Berkstresser was found “safe and unharmed” around noon Wednesday. A witness said she was found near the area of Thornbury Drive and Sagely Lane in Springdale.