A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing Setauket woman who is schizophrenic, Suffolk police said.
Dale Cherney, 28, was last seen leaving her residence, located at 151 Old Field Road, Tuesday at 8 a.m., police said.
She drove away in her gray 2004 Mazda6 with a New York license plate of FBB9849. Relatives fear that she is vulnerable because she has not taken her medication and may be disoriented and/or unpredictable, police said.
She is described as a white female, 5-foot-3, 135 pounds with long brown hair and brown eyes.
Anyone with information about her location is requested to contactSixth Squad detectives at 631-854-8652.
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.