An elderly Brookings woman has gone missing outside of her residence, according to Brookings Police.

The woman, Metha Christensen, 83, was last seen about noon Tuesday, sweeping the sidewalk near Fifth Street and Krista Lane and may be carrying a broom.

Christensen has curly gray hair and was wearing a light green sweatsuit. She is described by police as having short-term memory problems.

Curry County Sheriff's Office and Brookings Police Department are continuing their search for the woman.

Anyone seeing the woman should call 541-469-3118 ext. 0.