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Elderly woman missing from Near North Side

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

An 80-year-old woman is missing from her Near North Side home, according to an alert from police.

Florence Banta was last seen Saturday near the 1500 block of North Astor Street, police said.

She is described as white, standing 5-foot-3, weighing 105 pounds with dark eyes and dark hair.

Police said Banta suffers from anxiety and may be upset. She doesn't drive, but walks around the area where she lives. She has not money or identification with her, police said.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.

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