A Silver Alert is in effect Tuesday for a 94-year-old woman who was reported missing after last being seen at her home in San Juan Capistrano.

Shirley “Jean” Airth was last seen leaving her home on foot at approximately 5 p.m. Sunday in the 32000 block of Via Buena, said the California Highway Patrol, which issued the alert Monday on behalf of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.

Airth is white, 5 feet, 6 inches tall, weighs 160 pounds, has light gray hair and hazel eyes. She was last seen wearing a yellow and white shirt, a black sweater with white sparkles and uses a black cane.

Anyone who sees Airth or knows of her whereabouts was asked to call the Sheriff Department’s dispatch at 714-647-7000.

The Silver Alert program was established by the CHP to issue and coordinate alerts involving the unexplained or suspicious disappearance of elderly, developmentally disabled or cognitively impaired individuals.

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