Critically missing Fairfax Co. woman with cognitive impairment found safe

Nannea Johnson. (Fairfax County Police Department) 

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (WJLA) - The critically missing Fairfax County woman has been found safe after she left a hospital Monday, according to authorities.

Fairfax County Police say Nannea Johnson, 65, was found Tuesday after being last seen at the Springfield Healthplex Hospital when she left her caretaker around 2 p.m.

Johnson has a cognitive impairment and needed medication, officials say.

Police describe Johnson as 5-foot-2, weighing 104 pounds with blackish-gray hair and brown eyes.

She was last seen wearing a dark gray jacket, black pants, dark shoes, and was carrying a light-gray sweatshirt and white handbag.

Police said she may answer to "Nan," which is what her family calls her, but was not carrying any identification.

Anyone with any information on Johnson is asked to call Detective Mason at 571-585-2378 or the Fairfax County Police Department at 703-691-2131.

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