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An 85-year-old woman last seen in Long Beach was reported missing Thursday.

Edith Birden was last seen at approximately 1 a.m. Wednesday at Adriatic Avenue and West 33rd Street, according to the California Highway Patrol, which issued a Silver Alert for Birden on behalf of the Long Beach Police Department.

Birden is Black, 5 feet, 2 inches tall, weighs 144 pounds, has black hair and brown eyes. According to a CHP release, she is believed to be on foot and wearing a white sweater, black and white spotted pajama pants, white shoes and a black stocking cap.

Anyone who sees Birden or knows of her whereabouts was asked to call 911.

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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