Published: Mar 07, 2012 5:36 PM EST
Updated: Mar 07, 2012 6:41 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla.- UPDATE: Foreman has been located.

Police are searching for a missing Fort Myers woman.

Dorothy Foreman, 51, walked away from her home located on Davis Street. Family members say Foreman hasn’t been seen since around 3:00 p.m. Tuesday.

Foreman suffers from mental illness and is in need of medication. Foreman has disappeared before, but she usually returns home.

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.

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