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Update: Depressed, Potentially Suicidal Islip Woman Found

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The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a missing Islip woman who suffers from depression and may be suicidal.

Update -  February 4th, 2014 -  Janet Reuther has been found and unharmed.
 
Update - February 3rd, 2014 - The family of Janet Reuther has updated her description as 5 feet one inch tall and 120 pounds.
 
To the right is a photo of Janet Reuther.
 
Below is the original Silver Alert.
 
Islip, NY - February 2nd, 2014 - The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a missing Islip woman who suffers from depression and may be suicidal.
 
Janet Reuther, 52, is described as white, 5 feet 4 inches tall, with brown, weighs 150 pounds and is missing part of an index finger. She was last seen today at Southside Hospital in Bay Shore.  She walked out of the hospital prior to being treated and was last seen wearing jeans and a flowered shirt.  She may be driving a blue 1996 Toyota Corolla with Florida license Plate 3480HA.
 
Anyone with information about her location is requested to contact Third Squad detectives at 631-854-8352.
 
As a reminder, Silver Alert is a program implemented in Suffolk County that allows local law enforcement to share information with media outlets about individuals with special needs who have been reported missing.
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