Published: Sep 29, 2011 11:28 PM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Thursday, September 29, 2011 the Fort Myers Police Department received a report of a missing person. Dorothy Foreman, 50, walked away from her home located on Davis Street.

Family members say Foreman left home around 11:30 a.m. Foreman suffers from mental illness and is in need of medication.

Foreman has disappeared before, but she usually returns homes. Police have issued a regional “be on the lookout” to surrounding law enforcement agencies.

Foreman is described as 5’5”, 160 pounds with light brown freckles and short curly hair. She wears a medical alert bracelet and may be wearing an orange shirt and carrying a gray shoulder bag with silver rings on it.

Anyone with information is asked to call FMPD at 239-321-7700.