Missing Taunton Woman Found Safe

Maria Goncalves Pereira, 53, had last been seen on Friday at her residence in Taunton

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Police in Taunton say they have located a woman with cognitive impairments who had been missing since Friday.

Maria Goncalves Pereira, 53, was last seen on Friday around 5 p.m. leaving her residence on Beacon Street in Taunton, according to local police, who said that she suffers from cognitive impairments.



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Pereira was first reported missing around 7 p.m. Friday.

Taunton police said Sunday morning that she had been found safe.

Police said that the Southeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council Search and Rescue assisted in the search for Pereira.

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