Missing 79-year-old woman found by officers in 8-degree temps in Fairfax County

Police found a missing 79-year-old woman in bitterly cold temperatures early Wednesday morning in Fairfax County, Va. Jan. 3, 2018. (Fairfax County Police)

Officers found a missing 79-year-old woman in eight-degree temperatures early Wednesday morning near Plaza and Pressmont Lanes in Fairfax County, Virginia.

The woman is currently recovering in an area hospital, according to police.

Fairfax County Police say officers wrapped the woman in their jackets and placed her in an SUV prior to rescue crews arriving.

Authorities did not provide the address of where the woman was found.

close video ad
Unmutetoggle ad audio on off