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Silver Alert: Schizophrenic Setauket Woman Missing

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The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a missing Setauket woman who is schizophrenic.

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Setauket, NY - August 5th, 2014 - The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a missing Setauket woman who is schizophrenic.

Dale Cherney, 28, was last seen on Sunday, 8/3/14, at 8 p.m. at her residence, located at 151 Old Field Road. Relatives fear that she is vulnerable because she has not taken her medication and may be disoriented and/or unpredictable.

She is described as a white female, 5 feet 3 inches tall, 135 pounds with long brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information about her location is requested to contact Sixth Squad detectives at 631-854-8652.

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.