An 82-year-old woman who suffers from dementia was missing in Carson Tuesday and authorities said she could be headed for Mexico.

Fedelina Castillo Hernandez was last seen about 6 a.m. Monday at her home in the 500 block of East Lomita Boulevard, according to Deputy Tracy Koerner of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Hernandez is Hispanic, 4-feet-9 and weighs 136 pounds. She has straight brown hair and brown eyes, Koerner said. She was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and dark blue shorts, he said.

Hernandez suffers from dementia and it was believed that she could be on her way to Mexico, Koerner said.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts was asked to call Sgt. Nava or Detective Abraham of the sheriff’s Missing Persons Unit at (323) 890-5500.

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