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Police search for missing Pownal woman

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POWNAL, Vt. -

A woman missing from southern Vermont may be in New York.

Police say Rita Sweet, 71, has health problems. She was last seen in Vermont Monday morning near the intersection of routes 7 and 346 in Pownal. She walked away after getting into a fight with family members.

Late Tuesday afternoon, police issued a statement saying Sweet was spotted in Hoosick, New York, Tuesday morning. She is still considered missing. Anyone with information is asked to call state police in Shaftsbury at 802-442-5421.

Sweet is 5-feet-4-inches tall with gray hair and blue eyes. Police say she has a distinctive mole under her left eye.

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