Sylvia Valdez (pictured) is considered at risk because she has been diagnosed as schizophrenic and is not in possession of her medication, according to a Police Department news release.
Valdez was last seen in Nevada City early this month. Police said she had telephoned her mother and indicated that she was going to return to her Elk Grove residence in the 8200 block of Geneva Point Drive via an unidentified bus service. As of today, she has not returned to her home.
Valdez is described as Hispanic, 5 feet, 6 inches tall, weighing 180 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.
Anyone with information regarding Valdez's whereabouts is asked to call the Elk Grove Police Department Dispatch Center at (916) 691-5246.